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Billy Jack Buzzard

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Just like his forefathers, Billy Jack went to work in the mines of West Virginia. But after he was laid off, he realized he needed to find a way to “get paid from the neck up.”

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Without Coal

West Virginia used to run on coal. Now the communities that flourished around the mines have been left to fend for themselves. In this four-part documentary series, former miners, union members, environmentalists, and students work to bring their beloved home state into the 21st century.