[United States] : PBS, c2012.
2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround.
Includes English and dubbed Spanish soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH) and Spanish (SDH).
Title from container.
Narrated by Peter Coyote.
Producers, Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; writer, Dayton Duncan ; cinematography, Buddy Squires and Stephen McCarthy ; editors, Craig Mellish and Ryan Gifford.
Originally broadcast on television.
Ken Burns documents the worst man-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.
Special features: behind the scenes ; deleted scenes ; additional interviews.