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Tonight (Monday) only: a tale of gothic horror—the legacy of coal in Illinois

Jeff Biggers, award-winning playwright, journalist, and author of Reckoning at Eagle Creek: The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland is coming to the University of Illinois campus to deliver a presentation that is equal parts book reading and theatre. Biggers has worked to debunk the marketing myth of “clean coal” and draws from his family’s experience in the coal country of southern Illinois to impart a personal portrait of the overlooked human and environmental costs of our nation’s dirty energy policy. The presentation will be tonight, Monday, October 25 in Gregory Hall, Room 100. It begins at 6:30 p.m. and is followed by a book signing.

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