DIGGING OUR OWN GRAVES: Coal Miners & the Struggle over Black Lung Disease
Sets the epidemic of black lung disease in the context of the brutal assault, begun in the 1980s and continued since, on the United Mine Workers of America and rank and file coal miners in the heart of the Appalachian coalfields. Through extensive interviews and her own experiences, Smith provides a vivid portrait of communities struggling for survival against the corporate collective. 32 pages of photos.
Publishing status: Current
Item #: 4666852