Last night I watched the classic documentary about Kentucky coal miners and their fight for collective bargaining rights, Harlan County, USA. So here are the Country Gentlemen performing “Dark As a Dungeon” in 1992.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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