Nash sees young people as saviors of the future

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 8, 2014 at 6:58 am •  Published: July 8, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Graham Nash feels optimistic that young people will once again change America for the better. So while he's frustrated by political ideals surrounding issues like global warming and marriage equality, he realizes "those powers against progress" will naturally run their course.

"They will all die at one point and the children will take over," Nash said.

He added: "Do you know anybody under 25 that gives a damn whether you marry a man if you're a man or if you marry a woman if you're a woman? No."

Nash said young people helped administer change in the 1960s and '70s, and today's young people will have a positive influence on their generation.

The 72-year-old member of Crosby, Stills and Nash spoke exclusively to The Associated Press on Monday after the Paley Center for Media hosted a discussion with the trio about their newly released re-mastered box set commemorating their 1974 tour with Neil Young.

The twice-inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Famer also shared his views on the nation's highest court and its 5-4 decision to allow companies with religious objections to avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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