Rothman ch. 4

The 10 years around 1970 were a time of tremendous change--what caused that?

The 1960s were a cultural revolution

Woodstock music festival 1969
Woodstock 1969

One aspect of this revolution was questioning unbridled economic progress, particularly by young people
Rachel Carson

graph of world population
World Population

Paul Ehrlich, The Population Bomb
population growth--developed and underdeveloped
Garrett Hardin, "The Tragedy of the Commons" (video)
billboards before 1965
Environmentalism was something young people and older people could agree on
oily rocks

Iron-eyes Cody ad and the myth of the ecological indian
progress must be tempered with a new ethic of responsibility

              indian from public service ad

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