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R. Douglas Hurt

R. Douglas Hurt is a Smithsonian Fellow in the History of Science and Technology.

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In the 1930’s, “black blizzards” eroded a 97-million-acre section of the Great Plains, which an AP reporter casually but appropriately termed the “Dust Bowl.” The name stuck. Another Dust Bowl is not inevitable, but it is possible. Read >>

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