The Ken Burns Collection

Tex Pace | Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl

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Tex Pace left the panhandle for CA and convinced his family to follow him. He lived and worked in Visalia, CA in a new work camp. He met his wife Dorothy at a camp talent show and got married at the local movie theater.

Woody Guthrie: The Great Dust Storm | Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl

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In the introduction to episode two, Woody Guthrie sings, "The Great Dust Storm," as historians and survivors talk about the conditions of living in the Dust Bowl during the Depression.

Recollection | Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl

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Meet some of the people who lived in the Great Plains and learn a little about the region.

Sanora Babb | Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl

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Sanora Babb was an author, poet, editor, and journalist.

Breton on Clemente | Ken Burns & Lynn Novick: Baseball - The Tenth Inning

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Marcos Breton remembers what it meant to have Roberto Clemente as a hero growing up.

Bud Selig Discusses Amphetamine Use | Ken Burns & Lynn Novick: Baseball - The Tenth Inning

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Former Commissioner of Baseball Bud Selig talks about amphetamine use in the sport in the 1950s.

Howard Bryant on Competitiveness | Ken Burns & Lynn Novick: Baseball - The Tenth Inning

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Howard Bryant discusses the competitive environment of baseball.

Our Baseball: Joe Torre | Ken Burns & Lynn Novick: Baseball - The Tenth Inning

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Joe Torre talks about being in the Armory right after 9/11.

Tom Verducci on Cheating | Ken Burns & Lynn Novick: Baseball - The Tenth Inning

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Tom Verducci discusses the difference between players who cheat by injecting steroids versus scuffing a ball.

Ramon Paredes: Baseball is Universal | Ken Burns & Lynn Novick: Baseball - The Tenth Inning

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Ramon Paredes discusses how the culture shock he felt disappeared when he heard "play ball."

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