Gaylord Nelson and the 'environmental ethic'
This clip is part of "Gaylord Nelson: A Profile," which aired on Wisconsin Public Television (WHA-TV) in March 1990. Host: Dave Iverson. Director: Jim Santulli
Courtesy Wisconsin Historical Society
Running time: 2 minutes 57 seconds
Reflecting back on the two decades since the first Earth Day, Gaylord Nelson sees widespread interest in environmental challenges and proliferation of environmental professions. Looking forward, he calls for Americans to adopt a "conservation ethic—the kind of thing Aldo Leopold talked about."
People featured on camera in this clip:
- Gaylord Nelson
- Dave Iverson
More conservation ethic links
The living tradition of Earth Day (WEB)
The 'big tent' of many groups involved in modern environmentalism (WEB)
Speech transcript of Gaylord Nelson on the 25th anniversary
of Earth Day (WEB)