Betting on Trump: Coal
Many coal miners saw the election of Donald Trump as a moment of hope; what can he actually do to bring back coal jobs?
All through high school, Dakota Hall wanted to be a coal miner. "Everybody had their dreams about being a basketball player, football player," he said. "I always just wanted to be a coal miner." For a brief window, he was. But then, in November 2015, Hall was let go from his job in surface mining.