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Earth Day 1970 Part 5 - Council Bluffs, Iowa (CBS News with Walter Cronkite) (1).mp4
Original broadcast of CBS News Special Report with Walter Cronkite about the first Earth Day, 1970. Also known as Earth Week 1970.

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Original photo (positive, un-reversed) of Best_Pictures_1967_1970_2_23_1969_32.jpg. The Daily Nonpareil used the negative/reversed version in its March 23, 1969 issue. Photo depicts brick layers Harold Lewis and Roy Vaughn working at the Council…

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Harold Lewis and Roy Vaughn, both brick layers, scramble through the network of scaffolding at the Council Bluffs Savings Bank remodeling site, Main Street and Broadway. The picture, shot as a silhouette against the sky, was reversed purposely in…

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Like so many topless, giant redwood trees, tall steel piles reach skyward at the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. switching center site at Washington and Oakland avenues, pointing the way to a mid-1971 completion date. The view from between the…

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Tons of diesel locomotive above him doesn't bother this Burlington Railroad yard man as he checks the alignment of the engine's wheels. The lead wheels on the three trucks of a double diesel unit dropped off the track near Main Street and Eleventh…

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A Wet, Sticky, Snow...Thursday night left trees in Council Bluffs outlined in white resembling a giant cottonfield [sic]. Nonpareil Chief Photographer Jack Kennedy, used a time exposure and three flashbulbs to illuminate this scene on Huntington…

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Frost was so thick Wednesday it remained for at least half the day on this chicken wire fence on the farm of Wilbert Nilan of Route 2, Oakland. It resembles white clothing hanging on the fence to dry.

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A pennant of smoke across the dark winter sky waves from the stacks of the Iowa Power and Light Co. generating plant on the Missouri River. Boaters yet this year will have easy access to this scene shot from a recreational area being developed north…

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A Full Length Mirror...in the alley looking north between Main and Fourth streets just before the fog set in reflected power poles in the welcome sunshine.

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Jack Frost does strange things. When you're in a hurry, he can obliterate the windshield of your car so that only five minutes of elbow grease and a shapr scraper clears the view. And, he can transform things so common they are unnoticed into a…

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Limbs And Twigs...weave an intricate pattern against the backlight of a winter sun on the frozen expanse of Lake Manawa. Forecasters say temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday should take the edge off the deep freeze the Council Bluffs area has been…

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Lace Trimming...furnished by the cold weather gave a touch of beauty to a lowly drainage ditch at Twenty-third Avenue and Twenty-fourth Street Friday. The effect was created by hoarfrost on the dead weeds. Nonpareil Photo by Jack Kennedy.

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It Was A Horse Of A Different Color...about 12 hours before this picture was taken on East Pierce Street. Dense, wet snow returned to the Bluffs area Friday morning, after the welcome thaw. Cars had to turn on headlights and drivers again reverted…

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Ignoring Chilly Temperatures, Orland Leitch dangles about 150 feet above the ground on Radio Station KRCB's new AM-FM tower near South Omaha Bridge Road. The station's old tower is at left and will be dismantled when the new 330-foot tower is…

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General Delivery Clerk Henry Christensen, 210 Greenview Drive, prepares to stuff a load of mail into a rented box at the Council Bluffs Post Office. Although this year's volume of Christmas mail was down slightly from last year, postal authorities…

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Kindergartener Richard Cox, of Sunnydale School, braces for a shot of red measles vaccine administered by Dean Rich of the state department of health. The "gun" he used Thursday at a vaccination clinic at Hoover School is painless. Assisting him…

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Nippy Temperatures...in Council Bluffs early Wednesday caused a variety of happenings. Russell Madsen, 1227 Sixth Ave.,m found his glasses fogged up from the 28 degree reading at 9 a.m. The lowest reading here was 18 at 3 a.m. Nonpareil Photo by…

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Tracks make a noticeable pattern as they lead to and from the water's edge at Big Lake Park, north of Council Bluffs, as the seasons first big snow remains in the area Wednesday. Reflections of the trees can be seen in the edge of lake. Nonpareil…

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Louis Crawley, 164 Greenhaven Road, was driving his semi-tractor loaded with about 30,000 pounds of groceries over the Broadway Viaduct Wednesday morning when he saw the signal at Eighth Street and Broadway turn red. He applied the truck's brakes…

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Area hunters tramped into the fields in Southwest Iowa Saturday as pheasant season officially opened with an audible bang at 8 a.m. Peter Trzeciak, 1312 N. Broadway, was on hand to try his skill east of Council Bluffs. Game predictions place Western…