“I am so madly in love with that kid. Even now.”
As the boom rolled through the west, Bismarck’s OSHA office failed to keep pace.
A day with the busy paramedics at the Killdeer Area Ambulance Service.
What’s it like to work on a drilling rig? Tait knows.
He worked in the Bakken oilfields. And wrote a book of poems about it.
Black Gold Boom: How Oil Changed North Dakota is produced by independent producer Todd Melby and brought to you by Prairie Public, Zeega, and AIR, the Association of Independents in Radio, Incorporated. Black Gold Boom is part of Localore, a national initiative produced by AIR, in collaboration with Zeega, with financial support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Wyncote Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts and The Spence Law Firm.