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MN&WR: Silver Buckshot

MN&WR: Silver Buckshot

In this special edition episode, Mountain News & World Report takes a look at some of the pieces of the “silver buckshot” theory of economic diversification for coalfields Appalachia, trying all the ideas to see which ones work. Some of the most tangible ideas are farming, tourism, reclamation, and cultural arts. Join us for a look into the region’s reality, history, and future for each of these endeavors. Segments for the show this week were produced by Ohio Valley ReSource, Allegheny Mountain Radio, The Allegheny Front, and Folklife Fieldnotes.












Mountain News & World Report is a bi-weekly production of WMMT, and new episodes air every other Thursday at 6pm on WMMT, with a repeat broadcast the following Sunday morning at 10:30.  To listen to previous episodes, check out our streaming archives.

appalachian history,
arts & culture,
economic transition,
energy & environment,
old t,
traditional music,
youth voice,

3 Responses to “MN&WR: Silver Buckshot”

  1. G Francis

    Grew up near Pikeville, 1932-1952. Joined Air Force in 1952, been mostly gone, since.


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