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

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.