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My Turn: Putting partisan poltics aside

On Nov. 8, 1955, Bob Bartlett addressed the Alaska Constitutional Convention in a speech titled, "Meeting the Challenge." In asking the delegates to set...
My Turn: Consider the facts before voting

Vic Fischer, one of the two surviving delegates to the Alaska Constitutional Convention, recently quoted Bob Bartlett, our first U.S. senator, who cautioned Alaskans not to allow us to become captive to out-of-state companies. Alaskans...
Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...D.C., ahead of floor votes in the U.S. House and Senate to admit Alaska to the union. Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bartlett, D-Alaska, called Stepovich "the most effective lobbyist for statehood," according to Gore.A well-known...
Photo: Statehood celebration

John Venables, center, of Alaska Living History, recites a speech by Congressional Delegate Bob Bartlett on the steps of the Alaska Capitol in honor of the 55th Anniversary of Alaska Statehood on Friday. Joining Venables are Johanna...
Creating the figures for tomorrow's museums

...children of today. Who will step up to face the challenges and make names for themselves like the William Henry Seward, Bob Bartlett, and Elizabeth Peratrovich? But as Banghart explained to me, for every major historical character there are countless...
Thank you to everyone who is working to repeal the oil giveaway

...rights under Alaska's Constitution. It follows the spirit of great Alaskans who fought for our resources. Bill Egan, Bob Bartlett, Jay Hammond, Wally Hickel and others. We have joined them in defense of what Hickel defined as the "owner state...
Historical photo: Adlai arrives in Juneau today

Photograph of Bob Bartlett and Adlai Stevenson shaking hands with a guest, as a boy holds open a copy of the Daily Alaska Empire stating that "Adlai arrives in Juneau today."
Alaska Living History to host Alaska Day events 12:30 p.m. John Venables, a re-enactor, will be serving the guests.? Saturday, Oct. 20: E.L. "Bob" Bartlett Alaska Day, Red Rose Music Concert at Nugget Mall.? Oct. 27: Earnest Gruening Alaska Day Awards Ceremony at the...
My Turn: Do we really want the fox guarding the chicken-coop?

Vic Fischer, a delegate to the Alaska Constitutional Convention, recently quoted Bob Bartlett, the long time AK representative to the US congress and first senator from our state, cautioning that we not allow ourselves to...
Accumulated Fragments: Gruening and Bartlett walk the long road to statehood

...Ernest Gruening and E.L. (Bob) Bartlett. To get a clearer view of the...1939 both Ernest Gruening and Bob Bartlett entered the picture. I will include...serving until 1953. Edward Lewis (Bob) Bartlett was born in Seattle, Wash. on...


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