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Pioneer Post Volume 11, Number 10

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Date Issued:
1971-04-13
Summary:
This issue of Pioneer Post includes the political cartoon "Henry David Thoreau is born from a baloonery". This political cartoon focuses on some of the significant issues going on during 1971 such as debates on pollution and overpopulation among the U.S. People believed that foreign immigration to the U.S. and the amount of reproduction was causing overpopulation and was viewed as polluting America. Protesters were in an attempt to put a halt on immigration and slow down the amount of reproduction by the use of condoms and birth control. This article sheds light on how overpopulation was viewed as pollution to the U.S. At the time period, people believed that this would result in less food, more homes to create, and overall non beneficial for the United States. This article also shows some of the ways that people influenced and motivated protests towards these issues going on. Summary and historical context written by Shaun Tyler Jones, in Dr. Michelle Carrigan's Fall 2018 AMH2020.
Title: Pioneer Post Volume 11, Number 10.
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Name(s): Indian River State College
Type of Resource: still image
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 1971-04-13
Publisher: Indian River State College
Extent: 8.5''x 11'' Newspaper print
Summary: This issue of Pioneer Post includes the political cartoon "Henry David Thoreau is born from a baloonery". This political cartoon focuses on some of the significant issues going on during 1971 such as debates on pollution and overpopulation among the U.S. People believed that foreign immigration to the U.S. and the amount of reproduction was causing overpopulation and was viewed as polluting America. Protesters were in an attempt to put a halt on immigration and slow down the amount of reproduction by the use of condoms and birth control. This article sheds light on how overpopulation was viewed as pollution to the U.S. At the time period, people believed that this would result in less food, more homes to create, and overall non beneficial for the United States. This article also shows some of the ways that people influenced and motivated protests towards these issues going on. Summary and historical context written by Shaun Tyler Jones, in Dr. Michelle Carrigan's Fall 2018 AMH2020.
Identifier: irsc_c_pp_0011 (IID)
Subject(s): Pollution -- 21st century -- Political cartoons -- Environmentalism and politics
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