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Amber Waves of Change: Dust Bowl Revisited? (Part 2)

This parched field, just outside of Colby in Thomas County, shows the effects of the region's worst drought since the Dust Bowl days of the 1930s. (Photo by David Guth)

Most of western Kansas is still facing drought conditions that rival the Dirty Thirties of the Great Depression.  University of Kansas Journalism Professor David Guth has been traveling the region, conducting interviews with residents for an upcoming book.  In this report, Guth says there’s a question looming in the minds of many western Kansans: Will the days of the Dust Bowl return?

(This is part two in a four-part series titled, “Amber Waves of Change,” where we hear about issues affecting the rural Midwest.)

Amber Waves of Change: Dust Bowl Revisited? (Part 2)


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