Earth Day Turns Fifty

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The first Earth Day was celebrated fifty years ago today, on April 22, 1970. KXAS broadcast a special about the holiday at 11 AM. The new holiday in support of environmental protection was popular in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.¬†As the original KXAS script (see image below) put it, schools at all levels, “from grade school… Read more »
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