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My Turn: Sen. Begich serves with distinction

...remember Congressman Nick Begich and the tragic 1972 plane crash that took his life and that of House Majority Leader Hale Boggs.Rather than a snide response to the ad that Simpson describes, I did feel sympathetic. Sen. Begich's mother...
My Turn: Begich hasn't lived up to Uncle Ted's legacy

...and calls to mind another loss.Sigmund's father was Hale Boggs, the powerful, 13-term congressman from Louisiana...true price,Nor cost-effect out our graciousness."Hale Boggs' daughter did not use her lost father's memory as...
Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

...father's death. Nick Begich was Alaska's lone congressman when the plane carrying him and House Majority Leader Hale Boggs, D-La., vanished en route to Juneau in 1972. Mark was 10.Looking back, stories he heard about his dad - later...
My Turn: Juneau viewed as an also-ran

...Representative, and that he would disappear a few years later on a campaign flight from Anchorage to Juneau with House Speaker Hale Boggs. From the perspective of a kid just out of high school, Nick was just a regular guy - with some funny idiosyncrasies...
Benson leads Dems in House election

...1970 to 1973. Young won his first term in the U.S. House in 1973, filling a vacancy left by the death of Democratic Rep. Nick Begich, who was killed in plane crash over Alaska with then-House Majority Leader Hale Boggs of Louisiana.
The Search for Papa Pilgrim: Hunt for fugitive a challenge

...father of Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich, presumedly died in a plane crash with then-U.S. House Majority Leader Hale Boggs, D-La., in October 1972 on a flight from Anchorage to Juneau. No evidence of their plane was ever found. If authorities...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...plane carrying U.S. Rep. Nick Begich, an Alaska Democrat, Begich aide Russell Brown, U.S. House Majority Leader Hale Boggs, a Louisiana Democrat, and pilot Don Jonz. The four men were traveling from Anchorage to Juneau when their small charter...
This Day in History Alaska began after the disappearance of a chartered Cessna 310 carrying Rep. Nick Begich and House Majority Leader Hale Boggs. The plane was en route from Anchorage to Juneau. In 1974, a 489-foot barge carrying 13,800 tons of fertilizer...
Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens dies in plane crash

...Alaska's only congressman in 1972, was killed when his plane disappeared over Alaska with then-House Majority Leader Hale Boggs of Louisiana.The Stevens crash is the latest in a long line of aviation accidents to claim political figures over...
Inside Out

...longer an "inhabitant" of the state. In Begich's case, the plane that was carrying him and House Majority Leader Hale Boggs of Louisiana was never found, so he was legally alive on election day.


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