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Interview with Gaylord Nelson

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Contributor

Nelson, Gaylord, 1916-2005 ; McKiernan, Stephen

Description

Gaylord Nelson (1916-2005) was a politician and environmentalist who served as a United States Senator and Governor. He was the original founder of Earth Day, a leading consumer advocate, a strong supporter of civil rights and civil liberties, and one of the earlier outspoken opponents of the Vietnam War. Nelson received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from San Jose State University and his LL.B. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison.

Date

1996-07-25

Rights

In copyright

Date Modified

2018-03-29

Is Part Of

McKiernan Interviews

Extent

88:33

Date of Interview

1996-07-25

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Gaylord Nelson, 1916-2005

Biographical Text

Gaylord Nelson (1916-2005) was a politician and environmentalist who served as a United States Senator and Governor. He was the original founder of Earth Day, a leading consumer advocate, a strong supporter of civil rights and civil liberties, and one of the earlier outspoken opponents of the Vietnam War. Nelson received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from San Jose State University and his LL.B. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison.

Duration

88:33

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Original Format

2 Microcassettes

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

Legislators—United States; Environmentalists; Nelson, Gaylord, 1916-2005--Interviews

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Keywords

Ken Burns; WWII generation; Environmental Movement; Liberals; Counterculture; Vietnam War; Generation X; Baby boom generation; Dysfunctional family; Earth Day; Activism.

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Collection Description

Stephen McKiernan's collection of interviews includes more than two hundred interviews with prominent figures of the 1960s, which were collected between the mid-1990s and 2010s. The collection provides narratives of people who were actively involved in or witnessed events in the 1960s, an era which spurred profound cultural and… More

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“Interview with Gaylord Nelson,” Digital Collections, accessed July 25, 2024, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/1211.