Playing by the Rules: Ethics at Work

The Run Coal Memos

Season 1 Episode 3 | 26m 53s

In its third episode, Playing by the Rules: Ethics as Work looks back at the Massey Energy company and the disaster at Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia. Massey was run by the hard-charging, larger than life CEO, Don Blankenship. Prosecutors say that his resistance to regulation led to the deadly mining disaster. They would not only put Blankenship on trial, but also the company’s culture.

Aired: 06/07/17

Expires: 11/01/20

Rating: NR

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Major Funding for Playing by the Rules, Ethics At Work was provided by Ronnie and Lawrence D. Ackman. Additional funding was provided by Janet Prindle Seidler, Lawrence and Alice Friedland, Edward and Joan Cohen, David Klafter and Nancy Kestenbaum and James and Barbara Korein. Distributed nationally by American Public Television.