Watch Again

Aerial America:

The Life of a Coal Miner's Daughter

Watch More
back to video


The Life of a Coal Miner's Daughter

Short | 02:44

Some of the biggest country music recording artists from Loretta Lynn, to Patty Loveless, to Naomi and Wynonna Judd had humble beginnings in Kentucky.


    • Monday
    • 11:00am
    Nov 19
    • Friday
    • 8:00pm
    Nov 23
    • Friday
    • 11:00pm
    Nov 23

More About This episode

Kentucky: home of young Abe Lincoln, old family feuds, and the most exciting two minutes in sports. This overhead exploration reveals the fertile stories of America's 15th state, from Daniel Boone's wilderness trail to the Country Music Highway, and from the legends of the Kentucky Derby to the secrets behind its beloved bourbon. With its rich history and breathtaking beauty, the Bluegrass State is a stunning, hard-won paradise, best viewed from high above.

Buy This Show

Now, you can watch Smithsonian Channel's incredible documentaries and shows anytime you want by purchasing from any of these distributors:


Return to Video Page