Maria Gunnoe's family has lived on the same West Virginia land since they settled there after escaping the Trail of Tears. The area has long been coal mining country. Maria's grandfather and two brothers mined for coal. But the methods of mining for coal have begun to change to something called "mountain top removal". Also in this episode, We have recently been running a series on your summer jobs - what they were and how they have changed you. Today Dick speaks with Connie Jones. Connie grew up in the rural south. She was headed to jail, not college. But a stranger arrived in town to set up a paper that planned to do investigative journalism into, among other things, race relations.