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Inside the Governor's Office: With Wendell Berry and Other Anti-Mountaintop Removal Protestors

Lisa Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Bennett

FRANKFORT, KY, Feb. 11, 2011 -- Wendell Berry, Kentucky's most famous author and one of America's most respected essayists, is among sixteen protester...

LIVE UPDATES FROM HISTORIC KY SIT-IN: Wendell Berry, Scholars Join Retired Coal Miner, Residents in Kentucky Rising at Capitol (Photos)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

The Kentucky activists declared their intent "to remain in his office until the governor agrees to stop the poisoning of Kentucky's land, water, and people by mountaintop removal; or until he chooses to have the citizens physically removed."

Diane Sawyer: Talk to Ashley Judd, Don't Overlook the 800-LB Gorilla on 20/20

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Biggers

Sawyer's special report failed to notice the 800-pound gorilla in the room: Mountaintop removal strip mining that has devastated eastern Kentucky's communities and economy.