"Mined Lands" - 2609
Season 26 Episode 2609 | 28m
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.
Aired: 11/21/13Video has closed captioning.
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Humanities Kansas, Porter Cattle Co., Eaglecrest Retirement Community, TravelKS.com, Crooked Post Winery, in Ozawkie, Kansas, Blanche Bryden Foundation, & The Friends of KTWU