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Today in History

...Peace Prize. Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev was toppled from power; he was succeeded by Leonid Brezhnev as first secretary and by Alexei Kosygin as premier. Inventor Robert Moog (mohg) presented his prototype electronic music synthesizer...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/today-history
Local
From Russia with intrigue

...publishes a journal in Crimea. "It was quite natural, and expected."The group's leader, Lola Zvonareva, first secretary of the Moscow League of Writers, agreed, saying that the people have seen their quality of life improve due to increased...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-11/russia-intrigue
State | Local
Embattled, Rice bows out of running; Kerry likely

...to him his in his presidential bid.Kerry was an early backer of Obama and was under consideration to become his first secretary of state. Obama has dispatched Kerry to foreign hot spots on his behalf. Kerry played the role of Republican Mitt...

http://juneauempire.com/ben-feller/2012-12-14/embattled-rice-bows-out-running-ke
This Day in History

...troops occupied Philadelphia during the American Revolution. In 1789, Thomas Jefferson was appointed America's first secretary of state. In 1955, following word that President Dwight D. Eisenhower had suffered a heart attack, the New York...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092603/sta_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...troops occupied Philadelphia during the American Revolution. In 1789, Thomas Jefferson was appointed America's first secretary of state. In 1892, John Philip Sousa and his newly formed band performed publicly for the first time, at the Stillman...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092607/sta_20070926020.shtml
News
This Day in History

...troops occupied Philadelphia during the American Revolution. In 1789, Thomas Jefferson was appointed America's first secretary of state. In 1914, the Federal Trade Commission was established. In 1955, following word that President Eisenhower...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092606/sta_20060926021.shtml
News
Hometown theater celebrates 40th

...town was first staged by JDLT in the cafeteria of the brand-new Juneau-Douglas High School. Maxine McCoy, the first secretary for JDLT, had a part in the production. ``I remember for some entrances we had to go outside and around the building...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093099/Ent_theater.html
Entertainment
This Day in History

...1899, the treaty ending the Spanish-American War was declared in effect. In 1953, Oveta Culp Hobby became the first secretary of Health, Education and Welfare. In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1968...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041107/sta_20070411029.shtml
News
This Day in History

...Dolly!" opened on Broadway, beginning a run of 2,844 performances. In 1967, Alan S. Boyd was sworn in as the first secretary of transportation. In 1991, the White House announced the start of Operation Desert Storm to drive Iraqi forces...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011606/sta_20060116008.shtml
News
Outside editorial: No surprises in Cuba's sixth congress, just the same old, same old

...almost five years ago. The "big news" at the rare meeting was that Fidel's brother Raul, a spry 79, was elected first secretary of the party, replacing 84-year-old Fidel. Another "news flash" came when the congress tapped Jose Ramon Machado...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-04-23/outside-editorial-no-surprises-cubas-
Opinion

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