Untold Stories

Immokalee: Evolving Opportunities

Special | 26m 45s

The winds of World War II carried with them enormous cultural and economic change. Rural Immokalee, built by pioneer entrepreneurs on a foundation of cattle and logging, was not immune; it also entered a new era of evolution. A bomber-training base became the Immokalee Regional Airport. Oil was discovered. Expanding vegetable farming lured farm workers from other states and other countries.

Aired: 01/23/09

Rating: NR

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