22 Apr '12, 4am

Earth Day 2012 - Raising awareness of environmental issues

Earth Day 2012 - Raising awareness of environmental issues

April 22nd 2012 - Earth Day image via Shutterstock In 1970 flower power and the hippie culture were at their height, but 1970 was also a time of protest in the United States. For more than a decade the Vietnam War had dominated the lives of countless families. The death toll continued to rise and for those who returned home unscathed there were many more who were maimed in body or mind. Concerted protest was growing in many quarters, particularly from among the student population, but there was still no apparent end in sight. The Black Power Movement was also at its height. Two years earlier Martin Luther King, one of the heroes of the Black Civil Rights Movement, had been assassinated and the country was still reeling from the aftermath of this. Although segregation was coming to an end, the thought that there might one day be a black US president was still beyond the wil...

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