Environment

George McGovern stressed the importance of Christian stewardship of the planet by attacking the pollution of the 1970s.

McGovern, “Glad They Kept the Feast,” November 26, 1970

Native Americans and Pilgrims sharing the first Thanksgiving comment how modern Americans have missed the point of the tradition and ignored caring for the planet.

McGovern, “Yes, But They Did Get Rid of Their Mosquitos,” November 20, 1969

In the cartoon, the use of DDT insecticide did kill the mosquitoes and other pests but in the process it destroyed all other life on the planet. DDT would be banned in the United States in 1973.

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