May 3, 1972 - Silver Mine Disaster in Idaho. Presidential Primaries. Voting Machine malfunctions in Ohio. Nixon appoints L. Patrick Grey to replace J. Edgar Hoover. Mass defection of South Vietnamese troops from Huè. Upcoming Primaries. Sen. Jackson withdraws from race. Humphrey big winner in latest primaries. Guilty pleas in Yablonski murders.
NPR has a pretty chilling report on the investigation of Massey Energy's management of the Upper Big Branch mine ventilation. After listening to their
The Rural Blog: A congressional investigation has found that the coal-mine disaster that killed nine people in Utah last summer could have been preven