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Empire Editorial: Foundation plans to censor Ted Stevens' legacy

...and UAF has had no problems protecting the personal effects of other Alaskans including former Gov. Bill Egan, Sen. Bob Bartlett, Sen. Ernest Gruening and hundreds of other people.The actions of the Stevens Foundation seem nothing more than...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Alaska needs Ballot Measure Two's protections

...address to the Alaska Constitutional Convention, when discussing Alaska's potential for resource development, delegate Bob Bartlett said, "The financial welfare of the future state and the well being of its present and unborn citizens depend upon...
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."
Democrats see hope for regaining Senate seat

...overtime." Alaska hasn't had two Democrats in the Senate since the late 1960s, when there was Ernest Gruening and Bob Bartlett. Nationally, Democrats are also hoping for pickups in at least two other states, Kentucky and Missouri. Alaska polls...


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