Erik Reece

author of 'Lost Mountain'

Guest

Writer-in-Residence at the University of Kentucky and author of Lost Mountain: A Year in the Vanishing Wilderness: Radical Strip Mining and the Devastation of Appalachia

Erik Reece on KCRW

For the
past 20 years, coal operators have been removing the tops off peaks and ridges and
plugging up streams in the Appalachian Mountains,
one of the world’s oldest ranges,…

Leveling Appalachia's Ancient Mountains for Cheap Coal

For the past 20 years, coal operators have been removing the tops off peaks and ridges and plugging up streams in the Appalachian Mountains, one of the world’s oldest ranges,…

from To the Point

More from KCRW

On Wednesday, supporters of President Trump heeded his call to go to the U.S. Capitol, where Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November 2020 election.

from KCRW Features

Hundreds of thousands of California workers have applied for unemployment benefits, are eligible to receive them, but still haven’t been paid.

from Greater LA

Following the January 6 insurrection at the U.S.

from Greater LA

George Clooney and his long-time producing partner Grant Heslov talk about their new movie “The Midnight Sky,” a post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama, now on Netflix.

from The Business

Following the insurrection at the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Facebook has banned President Trump, at least until his term is over. Twitter issued a 12-hour suspension of his account on Wednesday.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Warren Olney talks about the U.S.

from To the Point

Writer-director Aaron Sorkin on writing up to the edge of melodrama.

from The Treatment

“My hospital already feels like a war zone. COVID is already ravaging our country. I did not think we could sink any lower," LA physician Anna Granata told KCRW.

from KCRW Features