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Old 11-12-2009, 09:32 AM
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Default Re: What's Happening To America ?

Originally Posted by EireEngineer View Post
That is pretty much the American assessment of what happened during the dust bowl too.
I just wonder how long it took before the US government figured that out. You can say about the Nazis what you want, but they would never have allowed such foolish policies as the sort of policies that lead to the Dust Bowl in the first place. They put a lot of effort in agricultural development and the long term sustenance thereof.

Originally Posted by EireEngineer View Post
FYI. The History Channel recently did a great documentary on it.
Thanks for the recommendation. I prefer sources from the era itself, though. They tend to be more accurate

Originally Posted by Eye-Kon View Post
Is it just me or do only like 3 or 4 people actually post on this site?
It's been very quiet for a while now.
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