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Centennial

The Winds of Death (Season 1, Episode 11)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the early 20th century, the Wendells prosper and new families move to Centennial to farm in the dry lands. The Mexican immigrants face discrimination and exploitation. Several prominent citizens pass away while farms struggle during the...See moreIn the early 20th century, the Wendells prosper and new families move to Centennial to farm in the dry lands. The Mexican immigrants face discrimination and exploitation. Several prominent citizens pass away while farms struggle during the Depression. Philip Wendell plans to run for Congress and the Grebe family falls victim to the Dust Bowl. Written by Anonymous See less
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Writers
James A. Michener (based on the novel by) | Jerry Ziegman (teleplay) | John Wilder (developer)
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Updated Feb 3, 1979

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Feb 3, 1979 (United States)

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Ratings Breakdown

7.1 / 10 | 52 votes