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HI339:The History of the Present: The US Since 1968

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The United States and the Environment - A News Image Sampler

Earth Week poster

Philadelphia's first Earth Day; includes Senator Edmund Muskie, Professor Ian McHarg, Ralph Nader, Allen Ginsberg, and cast members from Hair on Broadway (Via ArtStor database)

President Richard Nixon studies the flood damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Agnes

President Richard Nixon studies the flood damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Agnes, near Harrisburg, Penn. from his helicopter window, June 24, 1972. The president toured the Maryland-Pennsylvania area from his retreat at Camp David, Maryland. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi) Via AP Images database)

Exxon Valdez

This March 26, 1989 file photo shows the Exxon Baton Rouge (smaller ship) attempting to off load crude oil from the Exxon Valdez after it ran aground in the Prince William sound, spilling more than 270,000 barrels of crude oil.)(Via the AP Images database)

Keystone Pipeline protest

 In this Aug. 6, 2017, file photo, demonstrators against the Keystone XL pipeline march in Lincoln, Neb. Civil liberties advocates have sued the U.S government alleging law enforcement agencies are maneuvering to crack down on anticipated protests over the Keystone XL oil pipeline. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, file) (Via the AP Images database)

Great Thunberg testifying

Youth climate change activist Greta Thunberg, right, takes her seat to testify at a House Foreign Affairs Committee subcommittee hearing on climate change Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (Via AP Images database)