The first Earth Days: Newsreels

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The library purchases an NBC newsreel archive containing news past and present.


A search for Earth Day returns news footage from the first Earth Day (1970) as well as footage documenting more contemporary accounts.


Looking for a little more context?  Try an Earth Day search in the Gale Virtual Reference Library for more on the history of Earth Day from the lens of: pop culture, environmental sustainability, and/or political science & protests.



Photo by NASA Goddard Photo and Video

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