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What Happened in 1972?

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Pong was cutting edge video games; the Immaculate Reception; Vietnam dragged on; George Carlin; Nixon was re-elected despite Watergate looming and more.

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What Happened in 1972?

  1. 1. What Happened in 1972?
  2. 2. It Is 1972 A.D. The Vietnam War drags on.
  3. 3. It Is 1972 A.D. Atari releases Pong. The cutting edge of video games.
  4. 4. It Is 1972 A.D. Franco Harris makes the ‘Immaculate Reception.’
  5. 5. It Is 1972 A.D. The last manned moon mission, Apollo 17, is launched.
  6. 6. It Is 1972 A.D. We’ve never been back to the moon.
  7. 7. It Is 1972 A.D.
  8. 8. It Is 1972 A.D. George Carlin is arrested for saying the “Seven words you can never say on TV.”
  9. 9. It Is 1972 A.D. Genocide begins in Burundi with thousands of Hutus killed.
  10. 10. It Is 1972 A.D. Twenty-two years later, the Tutsis would return the favor.
  11. 11. It Is 1972 A.D. The concept of recombinant DNA is announced and tested.
  12. 12. It Is 29 October 1972. Black Tuesday An avalanche sweeps over crashed Uruguayan Flight 731, killing eight of the survivors.
  13. 13. But What If It Killed Everyone? It Is 29 October 1972. Black Tuesday
  14. 14. Moms Mission: Black Tuesday For her 24-hour bubble in time on 29 October 1972 A.D., Time Patrol agent Moms must keep the survivors, and hope, alive.
  15. 15. 32,415 PH 44 BC 478 BC 480 BC 9 AD 452 AD 493 AD 999 AD 1493 AD 1618 AD 1776 AD 1779 AD 1783 AD 1826 AD 1969 AD 1972 AD 1973 AD 1976 AD 1980 AD 1998 AD 2001 AD 1843 AD 1857 AD 1863 AD 1917 AD 1929 AD 1944 AD 1945 AD 1946 AD OVERVIEW OF YEARS Entire Time Patrol Series Overview Slideshare
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  17. 17. Bob Mayer is a New York Times bestselling author, a graduate of West Point, a former Green Beret, and the feeder of two yellow Labs, most famously Cool Gus. He’s had over seventy books published, including the #1 bestselling series Time Patrol, Area 51, Atlantis, and the Green Berets. Born in the Bronx and having traveled the world (usually not the tourist spots), he now lives peacefully with his wife and labs. Sort of. www.bobmayer.com

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