Director's Cut

Joan Juster and Paul Hill - "Alaska Far Away"

Season 4 Episode 4 | 26m 46s

In the midst of the despair of the Great Depression, Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal gave 202 struggling Midwestern farm families an extraordinary opportunity: a chance to start over in a far-away Alaska. Alaska Far Away tells the story of this bold government experiment, and the families who found themselves thrust into the national spotlight along the way.

Aired: 04/14/11

Rating: NR

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