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My Turn: Torture of the American conscience

...U.S. Supreme Court cases involving the Pentagon Papers and an almost forgotten U.S. Senator from Alaska named Mike Gravel. For starters, we know that three former CIA directors called the Senate Intelligence report a one-sided partisan...
Sen. Begich ends 2012 with about $950K in bank

...first elected term, has not yet announced his plans for 2014.Begich is the first Democratic senator from Alaska since Mike Gravel in 1981, and recently landed a coveted spot on the Senate Appropriations Committee, joining Murkowski on the panel...
This Day in History

In Alaska: In 1930, Mike Gravel, U.S. Senator from 1969 to 1980, was born. In 1962, the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center opened. In the nation: In 1607...
Appreciating the Capitol's beauty

...the U.S. Senate, although the federal House votes electronically. Big changes occurred under the speakership of Mike Gravel in 1966 and 1967. The House and Senate chambers were transformed into modern, convenient and handsome rooms. Electronics...
Being prepared for 'something more'

...commitment of U.S. troops to Vietnam. His continued opposition probably led to his eventual re-election defeat by Mike Gravel. On Nov. 9, 1955, Gruening gave a fiery speech defending the rights of Alaska's citizens before the constitutional...
My turn: Murkowski simply didn't fit thrown out in the 1968 primary because he opposed the Vietnam War long before such opposition was fashionable. Mike Gravel, the man who defeated Gruening, lost in 1980 to Clark Gruening, Ernest's grandson. Gov. Bill Sheffield, his...
Month marks anniversary of land act

...a Nov. 12 news conference in Washington, "but on balance it's the thing to do." Alaska Sens. Ted Stevens and Mike Gravel had been deeply divided over the proper strategy during the previous two years. Stevens, a Republican, wanted a bill...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...that ANILCA passed. During the same period, our D.C. delegation consisted of Sen. Ted Stevens, former Sen. Mike Gravel and Congressman Don Young. Gov. Hammond not only supported a federal subsistence preference in the state-concocted...
Juneau Empire Story Archive included being secretary to Judge Robert Boochever of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Sen. Mike Gravel, state Sen. Bettye Fahrenkamp, State Rep. Sally Smith and State Rep. Nels Anderson. She also worked for the Greater...
Books Digest

...include works from Larry King, Bill Maher, Stephen Hawking, Gene Simmons, Congressman Dennis Kucinich, Senator Mike Gravel and Larry Flynt. Mormon-Christian dialogue essential in presidential campaign DELAND, Fla. - The Mormon faith of...


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