My Turn: Begich Negative Ads Divide and Defame Alaskans

...involved in the political process. I held those who served in office in high esteem. My idealism was first jolted with Richard Nixon's Watergate break-in and cover-up scandal. Serving honorably does not start with winning the office at all costs. Sometimes...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...Follett's Century Trilogy ("Fall of Giants," "Winter of the World") follows several characters through the Johnson, Nixon and Reagan administrations, with an epilogue set on the night of President Obama's election."The Assassination of Margaret...
New England schools face rash of threats

...demonstrates we will vigorously investigate these cases and prosecute those responsible," he said.In Winchester, Christian Nixon, a parent and school committee chairman, says he appreciates the district's "quick and decisive action" to cancel classes...
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Roger Goodell's mission to measure up

...Democrats to set a date terminating funding for U.S. combat in Vietnam. Goodell's bill never passed. Predictably, the Nixon White House eventually retaliated; Vice President Spiro Agnew called Goodell "the Christine Jorgensen of the Republican Party...
Today in History

...Highlight in History:On August 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon announced his resignation, effective the next day, following...Republican national convention in Miami Beach nominated Richard Nixon for president on the first ballot.In 1973, Vice President...
Today in History

...granted a Royal Charter to Rhode Island.In 1776, Col. John Nixon gave the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence...Mumbai), India, killing all 94 people on board.In 1972, the Nixon administration announced a deal to sell $750 million in grain...
Alaska Native land-claims leader dies

...Doyon spokeswoman Lessa Peter said.Wright was head of the Alaska Federation of Natives in 1971 when then-President Richard Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act into law, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The law compensated Alaska...
My Turn: Business benefits from SB21

...North Slope production.My father, Walter Hickel, was the founder of our company, Secretary of the Interior under President Nixon and twice Governor of Alaska. He was a believer in the "owner state" and a strong proponent of resource development including...
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Thomas Piketty 9. Flash Boys, by Michael Lewis 10. The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, by Rick PerlsteinOn the Rise: 22. The Nixon Defense, by John W. DeanDean's account of one of America's worst political scandals...
Today in sports history

...Jerry Quarry in the eighth round at Madison Square Garden in New York City for the world heavyweight title.1972 - President Nixon signs the Higher Education Act of 1972. Title IX of this congressional act bars sex bias in athletics and other activities...


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