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KTWU SUNFLOWER JOURNEYS

"Mined Lands" - 2609

  • Aired: 11/21/2013
  • 28:00
  • Rating: NR
In this show, explore the history of the lead & zinc mines in SE Kansas along with their economic, health and environmental impacts on the region; then we meet New Yorkers Dina Kantor and Chaela Herridge-Meyer, who documented the decline and eventual demise of Treece, KS and Picher, Oklahoma, both former mining towns; then we head underground with Trevor Morris, a docent at the Kansas Salt Museum.
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Tri-State Mining District; Leaving Treece, Kan; Plains People: Trevor Morris
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