The Unseen People Who Make Our Country Work

Photo by Scott Goldsmith 2012

Hour 1:           Who really makes our country work? We’ll meet several of America’s real workers this hour with journalist Jeanne Marie Laskas, who was a National Magazine Award finalist for her reporting on coal miners. Her new book is “Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work” (Putnam Adult, 2012).