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Coal’s Deadly Dust | Preview | FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the rise of severe black lung disease among coal miners, and the failure to respond.

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This joint investigation reveals the biggest disease clusters ever documented, and how the industry and the government failed to protect miners. Also in this two-part hour, FRONTLINE presents a report from Yemen.

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