Appalachia In Western Pennsylvania

Despite much wealth and success in our Appalachian northern region, widespread poverty still exists in rural Fayette and Greene counties. However, Michael Bartley shows how and why so many people are delivering life-saving services to our rural neighbors.

Appalachia In Western Pennsylvania aired on Apr 15, 2009.


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