Fifty Years of Night

Read articles on the history of poverty in Eastern Kentucky that are inspired by the 50th anniversary of Harry Caudill’s book “Night Comes to the Cumberlands: A Biography of a Depressed Area.” Learn about businesses that cheaply purchased timber and coal from native people, taking valuable resources and leaving local residents poor.

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