Surviving The Dust Bowl

In 1931 the rains stopped and the “black blizzards” began. Less well-known than those who sought refuge in California, typified by the Joad family in John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, the Dust Bowlers stayed and overcame an almost a decade of unbelievable calamities and disasters, enduring drought, dust, disease - even death - determined to preserve their way of life. (50mins)

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