Fifty years ago this month Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution which gave President Lyndon Johnson the green light to enlarge the war in Vietnam. What really happened in the Gulf of Tonkin? Did we repeat that history four decades later when the country invaded Iraq? Norman Solomon, longtime journalist and founder of The Institute of Public Accuracy, Rootsaction.org and the new whistleblowing site ExposeFacts.org, will discusses questions and more with Rich Moniak on the next Peace Talk.
- Polls show the presidential race is unusually tight in Alaska. Juneau residents attending two election events shared their opinions on the polls and the candidates.
- A new weather station installed on Mt. Ripinsky last month is now relaying data on weather conditions that could help hikers, climbers and skiers prepare for bad weather -- especially avalanches.
- Kids attending the Homer Folk School learn everything from making apple juice to building kayaks.
- Bethel has made more than a quarter of a million dollars from its 12 percent sales tax on alcohol since legal alcohol sales began in April.