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Jonathan Raban discusses his book "Bad Land"

BROADCAST: Dec. 6, 1996 | DURATION: 00:54:01

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Synopsis

Living in Montana in the early 20th century had many hardships, as covered in Jonathan Raban's book, "Bad Land: An American Romance". Raban said people were looking for new lives in the west but they encountered prairie fires, hail storms and grasshopper plagues.