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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. Ambassador...

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 of William...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-15/today-history-monday-dec-15-2014
Local
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...According to the White House, Republican President Dwight Eisenhower was the first to use presidential authority to withdraw acreage from offshore drilling consideration. Eisenhower in 1960 withdrew an area now included in the Florida Keys National...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-17/obama-withdraws-bristol-bay-offshore-dr
State
Today's politicians could learn from Eisenhower

When Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected president in 1952, he...that party to its left. It was, Eisenhower liked to say, his "Middle Way...temperate negotiation. Few lessons of Eisenhower's era have been more lost on the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-08-08/today%E2%80%99s-politicians-could-lea
Opinion
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 Hickel...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-07/letter-editor-david-vs-goliath
Letters
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 With a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/today-history
Local
Body of former governor returned to Fairbanks

...Wednesday afternoon.The 94-year-old former governor died last Friday at a San Diego hospital. He was appointed by President Eisenhower as governor in 1957, a position he held for a year before resigning.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Feb. 28 at...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-21/body-former-governor-returned-fairbanks
State | AK legislature
Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...the AP shows Stepovich standing between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Interior Secretary Frederick Seaton. Stepovich is flashing...in the Alaska Territorial Legislature in the 1950s before Eisenhower appointed him territorial governor in 1957 at the age of 38...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/former-alaska-territorial-governor-dies
State
Today in history

...Atlantic Treaty.In 1959, the NS Savannah, the first nuclear-powered merchant ship, was christened by first lady Mamie Eisenhower at Camden, New Jersey.In 1961, Capt. Virgil "Gus" Grissom became the second American to rocket into a sub-orbital...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21
Local
Southeast's youth wrestlers put on a top-notch grappling show

...18-3.127Championship - Kyler Sumuang (SIT) dec. Max Collins (SCH) 9-6; Third place - Dale Strong (PSG) dec. Nate Eisenhower (SCH) 9-3; Fifth place - Dillon Rooney (WRG) pin Juan Sanchez (PSG) 1:39.133Championship - Titus Tripple (TB...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-26/southeasts-youth-wrestlers-put-top-not
Sports

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