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1970s in general seemed a less exciting decade. In the media, however, things were definitely exciting, par-ticularly as the concerns of the preceding decade af-fected everyday practice in newspapers, magazines, radio, and television. The media helped to uncover military abuses during the Vietnam War and exposed aHow can the'70s be five decades in the past?
Here's one thing everybody who was alive during the 1970s can agree on: The entire decade still feels like it only happened yesterday. Seriously, how can the '70s be five decades in the past? It's just not possible that the era ruled by bell-bottom jeans and 8-track cassettes was half a century ago.What was televtelevision like in the 1970s?
Television wasn't available 24 hours a day during the '70s. At some point at night (or really, very early in the morning), the station would sign off and some sort of test pattern would appear. Sometimes it would be an American flag; sometimes, a portrait of a Native American.What was it like to live in the 1970s?
The '70s was the last decade when a person could wake up one day having no idea who Darth Vader was—and by dinner that night their head would be spinning with thoughts of the Dark Side and black helmets and lightsabers. The world was suddenly divided between "before Star Wars " and "after Star Wars ," and nothing would be the same for us again.