Bob talks to author Anne Pancake about her new book Strange as This Weather Has Been
. It's based on interviews and actual events about an Appalachian community under siege from mountaintop removal. Then, Bob talks to journalist Philip Dine about what happened to American organized labor and what can be done to restore its role as the defender of middle-class values and economic well being. Dine's new book is State of the Unions: How Labor Can Strengthen the Middle Class, Improve Our Economy, and Regain Political Influence
. [Broadcast Date: December 11, 2007]
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