The Man from Clear Lake: Earth Day Founder Senator Gaylord Nelson
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and learn more about its founder, Gaylord Nelson, through this biographical book. Christofferson tells the story of Governor Nelson, who in 1970 created a day for Americans, and eventually people around the world, to focus on protecting our natural environment. This edition is large print.
Paperback. Large Print.
By: Bill Chirstofferson
On Earth Day in 1970, twenty million Americans displayed their committment to creating, protecting, and preserving a clean enivornment. By 2000, participation in Earth Day expanded around the world to 500 million people in 167 different countries. In this biography, Christofferson explores the upbringing of the brainchild of Earth Day, Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, whose lifelong goal was to put the environment on the nation's and world's political agendas.