Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs" often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections.
The Obama administration sends mixed signals on mountaintop coal mining. After putting dozens of proposed projects on hold, the EPA has endorsed an operation in West Virginia. Ongoing controversy over mountaintop coal mining.
- Tom Hamburger an investigative reporter who covers the White House and executive branch for the "Los Angeles Times."
- Roger Horton founder of Citizens for Coal
- Siobhan Hughes reporter for the Wall Street Journal covering energy and the environment
- Judy Bonds Co-Director of Coal River Mountain Watch
- Joe Lovett Executive Director of Appalachian Center for the Economy and the Environment in Lewisburg, West Virginia.
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