The Buffalo Creek Flood: An act of Man and Buffalo Creek Revisited (DVD)
- Instructional Video
The first part was originallly issued as a 16 mm motion picture in 1975.
Focuses on the Pittston Coal Company, and the disaster which occurred in 1972 when a coal waste dam burst, leaving 125 dead and 4,000 homeless. The first part discusses the disaster through interviews with survivors, union leaders, citizens, and company officials. The second part, filmed ten years later, explores survivors' efforts to rebuild the communities and the difficulties they faced from the government and the Company.
Produced and directed by Mimi Pickering; cinematography, Robert Gates, et al.; editor, Mimi Pickering.