Go inside the coal miners’ bitter battle for dignity at the dawn of the 20th century with The Mine Wars. The struggle over the material that fueled America led to the largest armed insurrection since the Civil War and turned parts of West Virginia into a bloody war zone.
Tonight, on PBS (check your local listings). As an Appalachian enthusiast, who is currently teaching a class on Appalachian identity and stereotypes, I am beyond thrilled about this documentary.
Check out a brief video here.