Untold Stories

History of Florida's Cattle Industry

Special | 56m 44s

Long before Florida was famous for its oranges, beaches and tourist industry, there was the cattle trade. North America's first cattle were introduced in Florida in 1521. Over the years, the state's cattle industry thrived through numerous wars, The Great Depression, insect invasions, hurricanes and land development. This is the story of the people and places that made it possible.

Aired: 09/22/06

Rating: NR

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