Doug Naselroad adjusted instruments in the window of the Appalachian Artisan Center on Main Street in Hindman. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Doug Naselroad adjusted instruments in the window of the Appalachian Artisan Center on Main Street in Hindman. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
Doug Naselroad adjusted instruments in the window of the Appalachian Artisan Center on Main Street in Hindman. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

Chapter 10: Eastern Kentucky’s future chained to coal despite millions spent on diversification

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50 Years of Night

In 1963, Harry Caudill of Whitesburg published “Night Comes to the Cumberlands: A Biography of a Depressed Area,” which shone a spotlight on the plundering of the mountains of Eastern Kentucky. The book forever changed Appalachia. On the eve of the book’s 50th anniversary, the Lexington Herald-Leader launched a yearlong look at the region’s struggles since Night was published.

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