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Films, lectures celebrate Native American Heritage Month

...journey off the reservation.Nov. 27: "History of the Inupiat: Project Chariot." In 1958, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission planned to detonate thermonuclear bombs near North America's oldest continually inhabited settlement. This...

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This Day in History

...feet annually - now and forever. In 1959, the University of Alaska announced a $100,000 contract from the Atomic Energy Commission to conduct a biological study of the Ogotorok region of Alaska as part of the AEC's proposed harbor excavation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062005/sta_20050620015.shtml
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This Day in History

...feet annually - now and forever. In 1959, the University of Alaska announced a $100,000 contract from the Atomic Energy Commission to conduct a biological study of the Ogotorok region of Alaska as part of the AEC's proposed harbor excavation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062006/sta_20060620016.shtml
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Feds interview workers exposed to radiation

...later that decade, Weber said. For 20 years the widows worked to find out what happened to their husbands. The Atomic Energy Commission sponsored the three Amchitka nuclear explosions, in 1965, 1969 and 1971. More information on the medical program...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071502/sta_radiation.shtml
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Author to visit UAS today with new book on Yukon

...Firecracker Boys," tells the story of the University of Alaska Fairbanks' 1950s contract from the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission to conduct studies in advance of a massive thermonuclear test planned for Point Hope. Several of the UAF biologists...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072106/loc_20060721011.shtml
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This Day in History

...signed the Fulbright Program into law, establishing the scholarships named for Sen. William J. Fulbright. The Atomic Energy Commission was established. In 1957, the United States and Canada reached agreement to create the North American Air Defense...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080105/sta_20050801008.shtml
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Scientists predict future radiation danger at Amchitka site

...located 1,340 miles southwest of Anchorage, was the site of three underground nuclear tests conducted by the Atomic Energy Commission from 1965 to 1971, including the largest underground test by the United States. The island is uninhabited...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080305/sta_20050803027.shtml
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This Day in History

...Resurrection in Kodiak, was rededicated. Hawaiian legislators voiced concern over a possible tidal wave caused by the Atomic Energy Commission's planned nuclear tests in the Aleutian Islands. In the nation In 1789, Congress authorized the office of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092204/sta_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...Kodiak was rededicated. In 1969, Hawaiian legislators voiced concern over a possible tidal wave caused by the Atomic Energy Commission's planned nuclear tests in the Aleutian Islands. In 1995, an AWACS plane carrying U.S. and Canadian military...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092205/sta_20050922006.shtml
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This Day in History

...said he thought the state capitol should be moved from Juneau. In 1969, over protests at home and abroad, the Atomic Energy Commission exploded a 1.2-megaton hydrogen bomb beneath Amchitka Island in the Aleutians. Two more such tests were...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100303/sta_dih.shtml
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