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Oklahoma Drought 2011

Oklahoma Drought 2011

With temperatures at the century mark, and rains virtually non-existent, this has been a hard, hot summer for those who live off the land.

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Drought Impact on Oklahoma

Drought Impact on Oklahoma

Oklahomans are no strangers to the wrath of Mother Nature; we take look at the similarities of this year’s drought to the dust bowl of the 1930’s.

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Dust to Dust

Dust to Dust

Move or starve were the words one migrant chose to describe his options during Oklahoma’s Dust Bowl. Between 1935 and 1940 over 300,000 Oklahomans moved out of state in search of work.

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Timothy Egan Interview - The Worst Hard Times

Timothy Egan Interview - The Worst Hard Times

The dust storms that terrorized America's high plains in the darkest years of the depression were like nothing ever seen before. The story of the survivors is told in the book, "The Worst Hard Time" and we visit with the Pulitzer Prize winning author.

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