For a Better America: The New Deal on Film 

THE LAND (USA, 1942, 45 min.)

Filmed all over America in the summer of 1939, this film documented the appalling poverty of migrant workers living in a land of abundance. Directed, written and narrated by Robert Flaherty. Produced by the U.S. Film Service and the Agricultural Adjustment Administration.

Part of the program For A Better America: The New Deal on Film, which begins at 1:00 pm, and also includes THE PLOW THAT BROKE THE PLAINS, THE RIVER, and POWER AND THE LAND

Welcome by Tom Nastick, Public Programs Coordinator, National Archives.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. Reservations not required. Seating on a first-come, first-served basis.

National Archives, William G. McGowan Theater

Special Events entrance, Seventh St. & Constitution Ave., NW

(METRO: Archives/Navy Memorial)

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