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Dustbowl Storms in the US

Duration:
11 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 12 November 2013

In November 1933, one of the first in a series of dust-storms hit the central United States. In the following years, hundreds of thousands of farmers would migrate to California. Witness tells their story using archive recordings from the Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin collection at the Library of Congress.

(Photo: Dust storm engulfing houses. Credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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