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Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...broke out in Indochina as troops under Ho Chi Minh launched widespread attacks against the French.In 1950, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was named commander of the military forces of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.In 1961, former U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/today-history
Local
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...Today's Highlights in History:On Dec. 15, 1944, the U.S. Senate approved the promotions of Henry H. Arnold, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur and George C. Marshall to the five-star rank of General of the Army and the nominations...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-15/today-history-monday-dec-15-2014
Local
Today in History

...accused of committing treason against Queen Elizabeth I. (Mary was beheaded in February 1587.)In 1890, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States, was born in Denison, Texas.In 1908, the E.M. Forster novel "A Room...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/today-history
Local
Letter to the Editor: David vs. Goliath

...us - the ordinary citizens. At critical times in our nation's history, leaders such as Teddy Roosevelt and Dwight D. Eisenhower warned us that it was dangerous to let giant corporations have too much power. More recently, Jay Hammond, Wally...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-07/letter-editor-david-vs-goliath
Letters
Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...according to Gore.A well-known, July 1, 1958, photograph by the AP shows Stepovich standing between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Interior Secretary Frederick Seaton. Stepovich is flashing a broad smile and holding a newspaper with a banner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/former-alaska-territorial-governor-dies
State
The Interstate Highway System: A love story

Dwight D. Eisenhower may be my favorite American President. He was the father of the American Interstate Highway System. Sound off on the important...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072707/nei_20070727013.shtml
Neighbors
My Turn: Act now to preserve our state history

On Jan. 3, 1959, Alaskans awoke to the news that President Dwight D. Eisenhower had signed the bill which admitted us as the 49th state in the union. Sound off on the important issues at As we approach the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011108/opi_20080111017.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...destroyed by fire. In 1949, four men escaped from the Fairbanks jail by sawing through the bars. In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Alaska Statehood Bill into law. In the nation In 1846, U.S. annexation of California was proclaimed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070703/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...destroyed by fire. In 1949, four men escaped from the Fairbanks jail by sawing through the bars. In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Alaska Statehood Bill into law. In the nation In 1865, four people were hanged in Washington, D...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070705/sta_20050707030.shtml
News
This Day in History

...Sydney Laurence, Alaska's most famous artist, was born in Brooklyn, NY. He lived until 1940. In 1890, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States, was born in Denison, Texas. In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt, campaigning...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101403/loc_history.shtml
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