Dust Bowl in Kansas

Dust Bowl, a Ken Burns documentary supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, chronicles the ecological disaster on the Great Plains in the 1930s. Kansas stories feature prominently in the documentary, most notably those of the Coen brothers of Morton County. Learn more about the documentary in the article “Children of the Dust” by James Williford from the November/December issue of NEH’s Humanities magazine.