Coal Miner’s Daughter

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Saturday, May 18, 2024 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

In person

Sissy Spacek did all her own singing and won an Oscar for her portrayal of country-music star Loretta Lynn, following her from the backwoods of Kentucky to her performing in remote honky-tonks to her triumph on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry. Directed by Michael Apted. Also stars Tommy Lee Jones and Beverly D'Angelo. (1980; 125 minutes; rated PG)

Power & Light: Russell Lee’s Coal Survey and programs presented in conjunction with the exhibit are made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of The Mars Family & Mars, Incorporated and Anonymous.


Movie poster for Coal Miner's Daughter

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