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AUDIOVISUALS
Title The Buffalo Creek flood : an act of man ; and, Buffalo Creek revisited / produced and directed by Mimi Pickering.
Imprint Whitesburg, Ky. : Appalshop, [2006]
©2006

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TC557.W42 B84 2006    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TC557.W42 B84 2006    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
Subject Dam failures -- West Virginia -- Buffalo Creek.
Floods -- West Virginia -- Buffalo Creek.
Coal mines and mining -- West Virginia -- Buffalo Creek.
Alt Name Pickering, Mimi.
Appalshop Films.
Add Title Buffalo Creek revisited
Description 1 videodisc (71 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
System Details DVD.
Summary Focuses on the Pittston Coal Company, and the disaster which occurred in 1972 when a coal waste dam burst, leaving 125 dead and 4,000 homeless. The first part discusses the disaster through interviews with survivors, union leaders, citizens, and company officials. The second part, filmed ten years later, explores survivors' efforts to rebuild the communities and the difficulties they faced from the government and the Company.
OCLC # 70698413


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