During September, the U.S. Postal Service will provide ballots at all post offices to determine the 15 new stamps honoring the 1970s as part of the Celebrate the Century program.
The 1970s subjects are:People and events: women's rights movement, Watergate, Earth Day, oil shortage, opening of China, bicentennial.
Arts and entertainment: "Sesame Street," "The Godfather," "Roots," "Spiral Jetty," "All in the Family," PBS and NPR, "A Chorus Line," and photo realism.
Sports: Pittsburgh Steelers, Secretariat, "Monday Night Football," soccer leagues, tennis, Oakland A's.
Science and technology: jumbo jets, Pioneer 10, medical imaging, VCRs.
Lifestyle: Smiley Face, architecture, jogging, fashion, citizens band radio, and disco.
- Syd Kronish