Adam Rome

University of Delaware

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Associate Professor of Environmental History at the University of Delaware and author of The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation

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The first  Earth Day  took place on April 22, 1970.

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