Rita Dove's poetry career has spanned more than forty years. During that time she won a Pulitzer Prize and became the first African-American poet laureate of the United States. Now she's released a new edition of collected works. Rita Dove on a life lived in verse.
The worst U.S. coal mine accident in 25 years raises questions about the effectiveness of state and federal safety regulations. The explosion killed at least 25 people at a West Virginia mine owned by a company with a checkered safety record.
- Dennis O'Dell administrator of occupational safety and health, United Mine Workers of America.
- Bruce Watzman V.P. Health and Human Resources, National Mining Association
- Ellen Smith owner and managing editor of Mine Safety and Health News.
- Gardiner Harris science reporter for "The New York Times" and author of the mystery novel 'Hazard.'
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