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  • On Coal River

    Coal River Valley, West ia is a community surrounded by lush mountains and a looming toxic threat Filmed over a period of five years, ON COAL RIVER follows a former miner and his neighbors in a David-and-Goliath struggle for the future of their valley, their children, and life as they know it...

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  • Matewan (1987)

    Matewan tells the tale of just one of the battles fought in the coal mining wars of the late nineteenth, early twentieth century Chris Cooper, as Joe Menehan, plays a union organizer intent upon bringing the miners of Matewan out from underneath the heel of the coal mine owners...

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  • Harlan County USA (1976)

    This film documents the coal miners' strike against the Brookside Mine of the Eastover Mining Company in Harlan County, Kentucky in June, 1973 Eastovers refusal to sign a contract (when the miners joined with the United Mine Workers of America) led to the strike, which lasted more than a year and included violent battles between gun-toting ....

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  • Harlan County, USA

    Harlan County, USA is a 1976 Oscar-winning documentary film covering the "Brookside Strike", an effort of 180 coal miners and their wives against the Duke Power Company-owned Eastover Coal Company's Brookside Mine and Prep Plant in Harlan County, southeast Kentucky in 1973...

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  • Westray by Paul Cowan

    In this feature documentary, filmmaker Paul Cowan offers an innovative, moving account of the Westray coal mine disaster that killed 26 men in Nova Scotia on May 9, 1992...

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  • Documentaries about coal

    Coal Documentari 60 Minutes - Coal Cowboy, CBS (2006) While the president spent much of last week promoting energy alternatives of the future, like hybrid cars and fuels made from wood chips, the governor of Montana, Brian Schweitzer, says there's something we can have up and running in the next five years...

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  • COAL: The documentary

    Jun 25, 2013· The Northwest is square in the middle of a controversial global debate: Should the region build export terminals that would open lucrative markets for the world's ,...

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  • Coal Mining Documentary

    About: Coal Mining Documentary - The Most Dangerous Job On Earth - Classic History Coal stock Coal is extracted from the ground by coal mining, either underground by shaft mining, or at ground level by open pit mining extraction...

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  • Cursed by Coal: Mining the Navajo Nation

    VICE News travels to the Navajo Nation to find out how its abundance of coal is affecting the future of the Navajo people...

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