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Pollution is a Matter of Choice Tuesday's Documentary


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from America
Pollution is increasing all over the North American continent. Nature is being killed off ... rivers and lakes despoiled ... coastal water contaminated with oil and waste. Industry and jet-aircraft are fouling the air in ever increasing proportions. More cars, refrigerators, air-conditioners, television sets, transistor radios are being purchased. To meet the demand industry grows ever bigger, creating more jobs, but more pollution. Easy, fast travel is demanded. The result is more airports near populated areas, and more giant jets pouring their noise and filth into the air of America.
What can be done to hold back the pollution and its effect on the quality of life? What are the choices Americans must make if they want to save their country? This award-winning programme from New York tries to answer those questions.
Produced by the National Broadcasting Corporation of America


Reporter: Frank McGee

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Pollution is a Matter of Choice Tuesday's Documentary

BBC One London, 29 September 1970 21.20

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