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Popular 70s PSA had Davidson County ties

Posted November 4, 2015

The popular 1970's "Keep America Beautiful" ad campaign featuing a crying Native American named Iron Eyes Cody was filmed near Lexington and the man behind the campaign remained friends with Iron Eyes Cody until his 1999 death.

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  • Ray Ubinger Nov 5, 2015
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    Except he wasn't an American Indian. He was born Espera Oscar de Corti, the son of Sicilian immigrants.