In supplement to ETRC’s involvement with the Black Lung Association in LaFollette and the Black Lung Clinic in Jacksboro, John Kennedy describes its ongoing activity outside of East Tennessee, too. Namely, he discusses his role setting up clinics in eastern Kentucky–including Prestonsburg, Harlan, and Mud Creek. In addition to mentions of Eula Hall and John McArthur, Kennedy also explains ETRC’s support of continued paralegal assistance via its partnership with the Kentucky Miners Healthcare Association. For more information on John Kennedy’s involvement with the East Tennessee Research Corporation (ETRC) and work related to black lung, follow this link for footage of the full-length interview.
Recorded June 2018.