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Earth Day 4-22-13



TODAY'S CLIP

Michael Keaton on the 1990 Earth Day TV Special


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TODAY'S THEME


Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson First Proposed The Idea For A Teach-In On Environmental Concerns In 1969 Right After He Visited A The Site Of A Massive Oil Spill Off The Coast Of Santa Barbara.  He Was Outraged Over The Devastation And The Lack Of Concern By Politicians In Washington
He Used A Grass-Roots Plan Especially On College Campuses…And…That Proposal Came To Light On April 22, 1970 When 20 Million Americans Participated To Protest Polluting Factories, Raw Sewage, Toxic Dumps, Pesticide Contamination And More

EARTH DAY IS NOW CELEBRATED IN OVER 175 COUNTRIES
 

SONGS:


1. Share the Land
Guess Who

2. Red Rain
Peter Gabriel

3. Signs
Five Man Electrical Band

4. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
Robert Palmer

5. Godzilla
Blue Oyster Cult

6. Big Yellow Taxi
Counting Crows/Vanessa Carlton

7. Out in the Country
Three Dog Night

8. My City Was Gone
Pretenders

9. What a Wonderful World
Louis Armstrong

 

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