Coal Mining and the Black Lung Movement (2008)

21 Feb


Synopsis: Three-part documentary of a political movement called the Black Lung Movement, centered in southern West Virginia. The DVD has three separate films on it – “Black Lung: A History (MSHA), News coverage of 1960’s Black Lung Movement, and “Reflections” which is a history of MSHA and federal government agencies over the decades that worked on protecting miners.

Contact: Richard Hanna, District Director U.S. Department of Labor ESA/OWCP/DCMWC Charleston Federal Center – Suite 110 500 Quarrier Street Charleston, West Virginia 25301 Commercial: (304) 347-7100 Toll-Free (800) 347-3749



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