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Coal – Appalachia: Mountain Top Removal on PBS & Ohio Citizen Action

May 11, 2009

Apr 28: Appalachia: A History of Mountains and People

MTR1COLUMBUS — “Appalachia: A History of Mountains and People, a four part mini series for PBS, explores the land and the people of Appalachia. Starting with the geological formation of the mountains themselves and ending with the 21st century’s impact, this series also portrays mountaintop removal coal mining and its devastating impact on the land and the people. Series by Jamie Ross and Ross Spears and narrated by Sissy Spacek,” Kate Russell, Ohio Citizen Action

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  1. May 11, 2009 7:09 am

    What’s the date and time on the PBS showing on coal and Appalachia?

  2. May 11, 2009 12:59 pm

    Larry,

    “NEXT BROADCAST:
    Mountain Revolution
    An examination of the post-Civil War years, when Appalachia was plundered for its timber and coal, and consolidators often used nefarious methods to seize land. Included: how mountaineers were portrayed by writers; how the region changed.
    Sunday, May 17 — 05:00pm
    0022 – WGTE”

    see: http://www.pbs.org/tvschedules/

  3. May 12, 2009 8:27 am

    Lonesome Records, http://www.lonesomerecords.org, a non-profit record company from Big Stone Gap, Virginia, produced the companion music CD to “Appalachia: A History of Mountains and People”. To order your copy of “Appalachia: Music from Home” please visit http://www.lonesomerecords.org, or call 276-523-5064 ext 10. The price of the CD is $15.00 plus shipping

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