Tonight: The Mine Wars

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 localContinue reading “Tonight: The Mine Wars”

Sid Hatfield

I’ve got some down time tonight. Let me tell you it is well deserved. I’ve been conducting high school midterms and grading along with taking my own midterm this past Wednesday. For my downtime, I decided to watch the coal mining classic Matewan. If you haven’t seen this movie, you can watch the whole thing in segmentsContinue reading “Sid Hatfield”