INTERVIEW: Mickey McCoy and The March to Save Blair Mountain

Bread & Roses Interview 6.24.11 – HOST: Elliot Tarry

Mickey McCoy

Mickey McCoy

Host Elliot Tarry talks with Appalachia Rising leader Mickey McCoy about the recent March On Blair Mountain West Virginia and the struggle to end the coal mining practice of mountain top removal. Blair Mountain was the site of key battle in labor history where 10,000 marching coal miners were met by an entrenched army of coal companies thugs, local and state police and eventually the U.S. Army. Musical selections are from Anne Feeney and The students at IMA w/ Evelyn Harris directing.

DOWNLOAD: INTERVIEW: Mickey McCoy, March On Blair Mountain 6.24.11

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