1970’s American Popular Culture. The development of Modern America. Social Movements. Environmentalism Moon landing images portrayed earth as vibrant and life sustaining . April 22, 1970 - 1 st Earth Day Federal Legislation : EPA = 1970. Clean Water Act = 1972
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1970’s American Popular Culture
The development of Modern America
Push for alternate Energy Source
The take off of environmental thought rose parallel to the increased usage of nuclear power over fossil fuels.
However, with the increasing expenses of nuclear power the opposition likewise grew.
The Ecology – Marvin Gaye
1971 Steinem was one of the founders of the National Women's Political Caucus, and founded the Women's Action Alliance.
1972 she founded the feminist magazine Ms. and wrote for the magazine until it was sold in 1987.
Stole Your Love – KISS
October 17, 1973
Free Ride – Edgar Winter
Rust Belt: Area across the mid-west of the USA.
My Sharona – The Knack
Weirton Steel, Weirton, WV
Richard Nixon, 1972
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
China Grove – Doobie Brothers
Won’t get fooled again – The Who
Nixon and H. R. Haldeman (chief of staff) in the Oval Office, 1972
Senate Watergate Committee hearings, May 8, 1973