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Record: Buffalo Creek flood: an act of man ; and, Buffalo Creek revisited, The


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Buffalo Creek flood: an act of man ; and, Buffalo Creek revisited, The

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DVD 318 Biddle Law Library
Year: Running Time: Format:
2006 1:11 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

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