Milestones 1960s-1970s

1979
1979 milestone
December 1

Bill Beltz succeeds John Stewart as BNA President.


1970
April

The first Earth Day is celebrated worldwide, and BNA launches  Environment Reporter™ May 1.


1965
September

BNA first uses a computer to speed production of its indexes and case tables.


1964
July

Congress passes the Civil Rights Act. A BNA book on how the Act affects business sells more than 2,000 copies in its first 3 weeks.


April 18

John Stewart, first cousin of actor James Stewart, succeeds Dean Dinwoodey as BNA President.