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Disaster remembered



Appalshop will host a community film screening of its award-winning films “The Buffalo Creek Flood: An Act of Man” and “Buffalo Creek Revisited” in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Buffalo Creek Disaster, a coal waste flood that killed 125 people in Logan County, W.Va., on Feb. 26, 1972. The screening will be at the Appalshop Theater in Whitesburg on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m., and afterward there will be questions with director Mimi Pickering. The event is free and open to the public.

On Wednesday, Feb. 29, WMMT will host an on-air discussion and commemoration of the Buffalo Creek Disaster with host Mimi Pickering, special guest Jack Spadaro and more. The program will be on WMMT’s Mountain Talk from 6 to 7 p.m. For more information, call 606-633-0108.



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