FRONTLINE

Coal's Deadly Dust

Clip: Season 2019 Episode 1 | 54m 33s

FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the rise of severe black lung disease among coal miners, and the failure to respond. This joint investigation reveals the biggest disease clusters ever documented, and how the industry and the government failed to protect miners.

Aired: 01/22/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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