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  • Ladd Army Air Force Base During World War II
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    Ladd Army Air Force Base During World War II

    During World War II, Ladd Army Airfield in Fairbanks was a hub for the lend-lease policy between the U.S. and Russia. Ladd Army Air Field historian Mike Ferguson explained how thousands of American plans,…

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  • Ted Stevens Foundation
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    Ted Stevens Foundation

    Alaska Senator Ted Stevens was once the longest-serving Republican member of the U.S. Congress. Senator Stevens served from 1968-2009. Karina Waller, executive director of the Ted Stevens Foundation, highlighted…

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  • Alaska Native Heritage Center
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    Alaska Native Heritage Center

    There are 11 indigenous Alaska Native culture groups in Alaska. The Alaska Native Heritage Center shows how each of the various groups lives and the traditions that are still carried on today. Cultural…

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  • emAlaska Highwayem
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    Alaska Highway

    This U.S. Army Signal Corps film documents the difficult task of building a 1,500 mile highway through the Canadian wilderness as a World War II supply route from the lower 48 states to…

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  • After Words with Mark Adams
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    After Words with Mark Adams

    Mark Adams shared his experience retracing the 1899 Harriman Expedition through Alaska and explored the differences in the region’s climate and environment, then and now. He’s interviewed…

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  • emAlaska Centennialem
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    Alaska Centennial

    The U.S. Army produced this film to mark the centennial of the Alaska Purchase. It includes a reenactment of the October 18, 1867, ceremony in Sitka, Alaska, when the Russian flag was lowered and the…

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  • emEskimo Hunters Northwestern Alaskaem
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    Eskimo Hunters, Northwestern Alaska

    The lives of indigenous people living in the village of Point Hope on the remote Arctic Ocean coast of Alaska are detailed through the narration of a young boy. This United World Films production was…

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  • emAlaskas Silver Millionsem
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    Alaska's Silver Millions

    This educational film is narrated by Father Bernard Hubbard, a geologist and Jesuit priest who popularized the Alaska wilderness from the 1920s through the 1950s with lectures, magazine articles and films.…

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  • University of AlaskaAnchorage Special Collections 1964 Earthquake
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    University of Alaska-Anchorage Special Collections,, 1964 Earthquake

    On March 27, 1964, a 9.2 magnitude earthquake struck Alaska the most powerful earthquake in North America. Arlene Schmuland, head of University of Alaska-Anchorage Special Collections, featured some images…

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  • Washington Journal Governor Bill Walker Discusses Policy Issues in Alaska
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    Governor Bill Walker on Policy Issues in Alaska

    Alaska Governor Bill Walker (I) talked about key policy issues in his state. He spoke via video uplink from aboard the C-SPAN Bus in Juneau, Alaska. This program was part of C-SPAN’s “50 Capitals…

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  • Interview with Representative Don Young
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    Interview with Representative Don Young

    Representative Don Young (R-AK) the longest serving member of the House of Representatives, talked about his state and his work in Congress.

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  • CSPAN Interviews Senator Dan Sullivan
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    Interview with Senator Dan Sullivan

    Dan Sullivan (R-AK) talked about top issues in his state, as well as his support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s choice to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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  • Interview with Senator Lisa Murkowski
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    Interview with Senator Lisa Murkowski

    Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) talked about her home state, her role as the chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, President…

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  • CSPAN Explores History of Gold Mining in Alaska
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    Mining in Alaska

    Miners rushed to Fairbanks after the discovery of gold in 1902. Dexter Coleman, a former prospector, shared the history of mining in the area and the various tools and techniques used to extract gold from…

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  • emAmazing Pipeline Storiesem
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    Amazing Pipeline Stories

    Built from 1974-1977, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline runs 800 miles from the state’s North Slope to Valdez and has since funneled close to 17 billion barrels of oil. Dermot Cole shared the history of the pipeline…

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  • emThe Fur Farms of Alaskaem
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    The Fur Farms of Alaska

    For over 200 years, the fur trade brought settlers into the Alaskan territory. In her book, The Fur Farms of Alaska, Sarah Isto shared the history of the fur industry in Alaska from its peak in the 19th…

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  • emBlonde Indianem
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    Blonde Indian

    Ernestine Hayes was born in Juneau, Alaska, in 1945. In her memoir, Blonde Indian, she recounted her life in the native village and the challenges of growing up in a colonized Alaska. C-SPAN’s Local…

    45 views
  • First Woman to Complete Alaska Iditarod Discusses Experience
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    Sled Dog Trails

    Mary Shields is the first woman to complete the Iditarod, the 1,000 mile dog sled race from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska. She shared how she prepared for the race and the challenges encountered along the way.…

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  • Alaskan Reporter Recounts 1989 Massive Oil Spill
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    The Spill

    On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef and spilled close to 11 million gallons of oil. Stan Jones, former investigative reporter with the Anchorage Daily News, recounted the timeline of…

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  • emCelebrationem
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    Celebration

    Rosita Worl, president of the Sealaska Heritage Institute, shared the history of the Native people of southeastern Alaska. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made stops in their “2018 LCV…

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