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September 3, 1964 - U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson speaks at signing of the 1964 Wilderness Act, creating the National Wilderness Preservation System and setting aside 9.1 million acres as forever protected from development, including about 1 million acres in what was then the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
January 1, 1972 - MPR’s Marvin Granger and author/journalist Gerald Vizenor discuss the case of Thomas Whitehawk, and the civil right issues of Native Americans in the U.S. court system.
February 15, 1972 - MPR’s Bob Potter reports on local Corporate War Crimes Investigation Conference sponsored by the Honeywell Project.
May 1, 1972 - MPR’s Rosemary Dahlen reports on architect and futurist Buckminster Fuller, who delivered the keynote address for the University of Minnesota's Earth week 72’. Fuller believes that global resources can support the entire population with higher standard of living, using current technology.
May 2, 1972 - Kitty Kelly, a freelance writer for Time Magazine, speaking at luncheon meeting of the Minnesota Press Club while in Minneapolis. Kelly told the group about the world of Women's Wear Daily.
May 7, 1972 - Dr. Rollo May, author, theologian and psychoanalyst speaks at a gathering in memory of Paul Tillich. He reminisces on his relationship with Tilich and delivers his address "Love and the Daimonic.”
May 16, 1972 - MPR’s Paul Gruchow reports on University of Minnesota faculty and student representatives of group against President Nixon’s Vietnam War policy meeting with congressmen in Washington D.C. The protest delegation asked politicians about their positions.
May 30, 1972 - MPR’s Paul Gruchow interviews Dr. Charles H. Mayo II about health security and the problems of current healthcare system.
May 30, 1972 - MPR’s Connie Goldman interviews Jewish-American author Meyer Levin about his book, "The Settlers." This is part 1 of interview. Part 2 aired on May 31st, 1972. This file was digitized with the help of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
May 31, 1972 - MPR’s Paul Gruchow interviews Dr. Charles H. Mayo II about national health insurance. Mayo formed a Minnesota organization to push for passage of national health legislation.