Long Island in the 1970s

Musician Harry Chapin, center, at Coindre Hall in
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Musician Harry Chapin, center, at Coindre Hall in Huntington on June 7, 1974. Judi Parker, chair of Lively Arts, sits at Chapin's left, and William Pardue, coordinator of Huntington's theater series, sits at his right. Chapin was a dedicated to ending hunger in the United States and beyond. In 1981, he died in a crash on his way to perform a free concert at Eisenhower Park. He was posthumously awarded a Congressional Gold Medal for his humanitarian work. (Credit: Newsday / Jim Nightingale)

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A look back at the Island in the 1970s.

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