4. Anti-Smoking PSA
People were just starting to learn the dangers of smoking back in the ’60s. The video showed the dangers of smoking around your kids and was made by the American Heart Association. These days, there are tons of anti-smoking public service announcements on television.
5. Howdy Doody’s PSA on Voting
This public service announcement was to help kids remind their parents to vote. Howdy Doody was a popular character in those days and many kids watched him. Do you remember seeing this PSA on voting or others like it?
6. Anti-Drug PSA
Old anti-drug public service announcements often used scare tactics to help kids stay away from drugs, but we now realize many of these had the opposite effect. What do you think about these anti-drug messages from the ’50s?