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Coal Miners' Families / Eviction #480459

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 02, 1975
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(Studio) Report on coal mining families who are losing homes.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(Hutchinson, West Virginia) 32 families live here. Town being torn down for $15 million coal processing plant. Company gave residents 30 days to move. [Company Spokesperson Bill LONG - says company will employ 1000.] Company to force 108 people out of their homes. [Rose MURAK - says been worried. No place to go yet; they'll have to take us to court] Coal companies and corps. own 220,000 acres of Logan Cnty.'s 291,000 acres. [President UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) Arnold MILLER - says industry can recognize responsibilities or people will lead way. Says he'll do it.] 2/3 of West Virginia nonpublic land controlled by outside interests.
REPORTER: Scott Osborne

Reporter(s):
Osborne, Scott;
Snyder, Tom
Duration:
00:02:50

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