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The Run Coal Memos

  • Aired: 06/07/2017
  • 26:53
  • Expires: 11/01/2020
  • Rating: NR
In its third episode, Playing by the Rules: Ethics as Work looks back at the Massey Energy company and the disaster at Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia. Massey was run by the hard-charging, larger than life CEO, Don Blankenship. Prosecutors say that his resistance to regulation led to the deadly mining disaster. They would not only put Blankenship on trial, but also the company’s culture.
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Prosecutors say a case of profits over people led to a deadly mining disaster.
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Major Funding for Playing by the Rules, Ethics At Work was provided by Ronnie and Lawrence D. Ackman. Additional funding was provided by Betty and John Levin; Lise Strickler and Gallogly; Patricia and Philip Laskawy; Graves and Colleen Tompkins. Distributed nationally by American Public Television.
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