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...the experimental Bell XS-1 (later X-1) rocket plane over Muroc Dry Lake in California.In 1960, Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kennedy suggested the idea of a Peace Corps while addressing an audience of students at the University...
Bitterness defining Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

...campaign fighting corruption charges.Despite Alaska's partisan record - the state hasn't voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since 1964 and Begich is the only Democratic statewide office holder - national Democrats are increasingly...
It takes a socialist village ...

Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has unveiled her economic vision. Should she be given the power to implement it, we can say goodbye to the prosperity...
Juneau teen is Alaska's youngest Dem delegate

...she thought she was a conservative. But a year later she found herself sitting on a stage in Boston while Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry gave his acceptance speech for the party's nomination. After spending months working on the...
Losing the war is winning

...congressional Democrats, joined by at least one Democratic presidential candidate: "Losing is winning." Sound off on the...visit to the region, including Iraq. Even Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who can't afford to...
Around Town

...guest speaker Alan Hantman, 11:30 a.m. Hangar Ballroom. Details: 463-3488. Bill Egan Forum with Democratic Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich, noon-1 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Details: 463-2624. Lenten Lunch, noon-1 p...
Should Israel attack Iran's nuclear weapons facilities without waiting for green light from the US? Pro

...Was it Franklin Roosevelt? Or, perhaps, Ronald Reagan? Actually, that was John Kerry, the 2004 Democratic presidential candidate, and he made that pledge in the same debate with President Bush in which he later suggested that pre-emptive...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Kerrey's experience as a Navy SEAL, of course, arises from his status as a former senator and a potential Democratic presidential candidate. There are questions about what he did, and about the timing of his explanation. But this tale also reminds...
This Day in History

...1953, Massachusetts Sen. John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier in Newport, R.I. In 1960, Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kennedy addressed the issue of his Roman Catholicism, telling a Protestant group in Houston...
This Day in History

...1940, Artie Shaw and his Orchestra recorded Hoagy Carmichael's "Stardust" for RCA Victor. In 1960, Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kennedy and Republican opponent Richard M. Nixon held the second of their broadcast debates...


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