Kentucky Miners Healthcare Association

On John Kennedy’s management of UMW’s Black Lung Treatment Programs, Kentucky and Tennessee

John Kennedy describes the evolution of his career and transition to Washington in 1974. Upon suggestion from Eula Hall, Director of the Mud Creek Clinic, and with an official offer from Tom Ludwig, the union rep responsible for occupational health and safety initiatives, Kennedy began to manage the Kentucky and Tennessee programs under UMW’s Black …

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On the East Tennessee Research Corporation (ETRC) in eastern Kentucky

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 …

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