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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 208: The Bird Rescue of 1971

Susan McCarthy tells how a 1971 oil spill brought hippies and hardhats together for clean-up efforts at Ocean Beach and the creation of International Bird Rescue.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Jan 21, 2017

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 208: The Bird Rescue of 1971 Outside Lands Podcast Episode 208: The Bird Rescue of 1971

(above) 1971 Clean Up Volunteers, 1971

Volunteers and Standard Oil employess worked together to help mitigate the spill
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