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The Dust Bowl

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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.
DVD
2012
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3:10 to Yuma

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Arizona in the late 1800s. Infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the train that will take the killer to trial. On the trail, Evans and Wade, each from very different worlds, begin to earn each other's respect. But with Wade's outfit on their trail, and dangers at every turn, the mission soon becomes a violent, impossible journey toward each man's destiny.
DVD
2008; 2007
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The Four Corners: A National Sacrifice Area?

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Examines the cultural and ecological impacts of energy resource development in the American Southwest. Documents the hidden costs of uranium mining, coal strip-mining, and synthetic fuels in the home of Hopi and Navajo Indians, ranching communities, and the area called the "golden circle of national parks."
VHS
1984
Ivy (By Request)
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Surviving the Dust Bowl

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The draught of 1931 brought financial and emotional ruin to thousands of families in the Southern Plains. Dust Bowl was America's worst ecological disaster.
DVD
2007; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Southwestern States

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An Encyclopedia Britannica Film in collaboration with Howard W. Odum, giving an overview of the southwestern region of the United States:Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arizona.
Online
1942
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Indians of the Southwest U.S. [electronic resource]

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Native Americans in the Southwestern United States engaged in various activities, produced by the Ford Motor Company.
Online
1920
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A Thief of Time

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Lt. Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee, two officers of the Navajo Tribal Police, investigate the disappearance of an anthropologist suspected of selling ancient Indian artifacts on the black market.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Hills Have Eyes

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The Carter family's going on vacation, crossing the desert headed for California. But when they take an ill-advised short cut, crash, and are stranded deep inside an "isolated" air force testing range, they are attacked by a mysterious, terrifying group of modern cannibalistic savages.
DVD
2003; 1977
Clemons (Stacks)