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Photo: Ernest Gruening Day

...Gruening, left, and his brother, Clark, look over copies of old newspapers with pictures of their grandfather, Ernest Gruening, at the State Historic Library in the State Office Building on Wednesday. Local historian John Venables held a ceremony...
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Ceremony scheduled for Ernest Gruening Day

Ernest Gruening Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, Feb. 6, and Alaska Living History will be hosting an observance ceremony to mark the statesman's...
Opinion: Trust on the road less traveled

...response to an attack of a U.S. naval ship that never happened. It led the disastrous escalation of the Vietnam War. Ernest Gruening was one of only two senators to oppose the resolution. A lifetime later we shouldn't be putting our faith behind...
Alaska Day of Honor ? Anthony J. Dimond

...Honor. Alaska Living History celebrates all nine on the appropriate day, generally the birthday anniversary of the honoree. Also celebrated are the two Alaska state holidays.Next Alaska Day of Honor, Feb. 6, 2014, Ernest Gruening.
People make up the state; strike down House Bill 77

I want to begin and end by sharing from Ernest Gruening's landmark book, "The State of Alaska." Gruening was a three-term territorial governor of Alaska and, in 1959, was appointed...
Alaska State Parks seeks citizen volunteers

...Islands State Marine Park, Oliver Inlet on Admiralty Island, Juneau Area State Trails, the House of Wickersham and Ernest Gruening State Historic Sites.Advisory boards like this one are the main avenue for state park officials to get input from...
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Stand strong for Alaska - sign the petition

...have an "inferior political status" that brought about our "inferior economic status."The words quoted are from Ernest Gruening's address to the delegates of Alaska's constitutional convention in 1955. It's fitting to study that speech...
Accumulated Fragments: Gruening and Bartlett walk the long road to statehood

...buried here. Their names were Ernest Gruening and E.L. (Bob) Bartlett...mobilization begin.In 1939 both Ernest Gruening and Bob Bartlett entered the...before I finish the history:Ernest Gruening was born in New York City, Feb...
An executive mansion or an Alaskan house?

...damage to the place," Egan said. "That's something ... the Gruening kids can't say."Territorial Governor Ernest Gruening lived in the Governor's House before the Egans did. Grandson Clark Gruening, who also became a state senator...
Alaska Governor's House ready for public

...Seward's Folly' a reality," the governor said.Among the books they've recently read were "Many Battles," Ernest Gruening's autobiography, by Sean, and "The Thousand Mile War" by Brian Garfield, the account of World War II in Alaska...


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