The equinoctial Earth Day is celebrated on the March equinox (around March 20)
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Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern
environmental movement in 1970. The height of counterculture in the United ...
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was held, one of the most remarkable happenings in the history of democracy.
Oct 18, 2016 ... In spring 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson created Earth Day as a way to force this
issue onto the national agenda. Twenty million Americans ...
Apr 20, 2009 ... She said April 22, 1970, was chosen for the first Earth Day in part because it fell
on a ... Earth Day's history is rooted in 1960s activism.
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Scholastic ... The work that he began led to what we now know as Earth Day.
Video on NBCNews.com: April 22, 2008: On Earth Day 2008, NBC News anchor
Tom Brokaw recounts the history of Earth Day - its proposal by Wisconsin Sen.
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Accounting for what the first Earth Day accomplished, Nelson reflected: "A new ....
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