Video — 2 videodiscs (ca. 4 hrs.) : sd, col, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Episode 1. The great plow up
Episode 2. Reaping the whirlwind.
Special features: Disc 1. Land of haze : [featurette on Hazel Lucas Shaw of Boise City, Okla.] (15 min.)
Dust Bowl stories : [excerpts from interviews with survivors of the Dust Bowl] (31 min.)
Uncovering the Dust Bowl (6 min.).
Disc. 2. Grab a root and growl (12 min.)
The Dust Bowl eyewitnesses (7 min.)
The Dust Bowl legacy (5 min.).
Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features.
Standard format. - Santa Monica, CA : Genius Entertainment, .
Video — 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
"Rosie Perez explores the complex history between Puerto Rico and the United States. [It] begins with the vibrant celebration of the Puerto Rican Day Parade and lingers with Perez's deeply personal perspective ... the themes of family, language, and racism are put into historical perspective as [the film] uncover[s] the side of Puerto Rico absent from U.S. history books" -- Container.