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Pogo: “We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us”

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter considers the origins, meanings, and circulation of the most popular environmental quote to emerge during the period surrounding Earth Day 1970: “We have met the enemy, and he is us.” ... More


The Crying Indian

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In 1971, the antilitter organization Keep America Beautiful, along with the Advertising Council, launched a campaign featuring the Crying Indian. Played by Iron Eyes, an actor in native garb, the ... More


Gas Lines and Power Struggles

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter begins by looking at pictures of gas lines that emerged during the OPEC oil embargo in 1973-74. These images presented the energy crisis as a short-term problem of supply rather than a ... More


Carter’s Crisis and the Road Not Taken

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0011
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter considers the popular memory of Jimmy Carter as an environmental president in relation to media images and environmentalist critiques of his policies. Ranging from solar panels on the ... More


Introduction

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0017
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The introduction begins with an overview of the book’s methods, sources, and argument. Rather than presenting pictures as mere illustrations, this book instead considers images as active rhetorical ... More


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