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MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

...Wednesday evening.Selig frequently points out that Robinson's first game occurred more than a year before President Harry Truman desegregated the U.S. military and seven years before the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-16/mlb-marks-67th-anniversary-robinson-de
Sports
Ratify the Law of the Sea Treaty

...On Sept. 28, 1945, by way of the "United States Presidential Proclamation on the Continental Shelf," President Harry Truman unilaterally arrogated a domestic maritime space much beyond the then generally accepted three nautical mile territorial...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-11-08/ratify-law-sea-treaty
Opinion
O'Connor: Judicial clashes as old as nation

...back at how the institutions survived conflicts involving Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman, she said. She concluded that she believes people will look back on the current conflict between elected leaders and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051305/loc_20050513021.shtml
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This Day in History

...air mail from Anchorage to Nome. In 1945, the first long distance call from Fairbanks was made. In 1949, President Harry Truman put the Alaska Statehood Bill in his "Top 10" priority list. In 1979, the Udall-Anderson bill passed the U.S...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051705/sta_20050517008.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1949, a Reclamation Bureau report to President Harry Truman claimed it was quite conceivable that unless a development plan was made for Alaska, its resources might be divided among the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061504/sta_thisday.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska Sound off on the important issues at In 1949, a Reclamation Bureau report to President Harry Truman claimed it was quite conceivable that unless a development plan was made for Alaska, its resources might be divided among the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061506/sta_20060615017.shtml
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My Turn: Independence Day is a good time to recall those who preserve liberty

...sailors. O'Callahan was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his conduct aboard the USS Franklin by President Harry Truman. The USS George Phillip honored Cmdr. George Phillip. Phillip had served aboard the famous USS O'Bannon during...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070303/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
Ill-advised initiatives

...50 percent, in order to win an election. Abraham Lincoln (Republican) didn't pass 50 percent in 1860, nor did Harry Truman (Democrat) in 1948 to name just a couple of examples of plurality percentage winners (President George W. Bush didn't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080701/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...Interior to sell timber and mineral products from lands in Alaska reserved for educational purposes. In 1947, President Harry Truman signed the Tongass Timber Bill. In 1949, the U.S. Department of the Interior ruled that the Federal Government...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080805/sta_20050808009.shtml
News
Will Obama face a primary challenge in 2012?

...men who stepped up in a first term because of the death of his predecessor - Theodore Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge, Harry Truman and Lyndon Johnson - 12 presidents have won re-election, and Franklin Roosevelt won it three times. None faced serious...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111610/opi_736991220.shtml
Opinion

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