Buffalo Creek Flood: An Act of Man (1975)
Mimi Pickering is a documentarian whose work covers social issues of Appalachia. This documentary investigates the 1972 coal waste dam disaster that flooded a surrounding southern West Virginia with water and sludge, killing 125 and leaving thousands homeless.
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