One of the polling industry’s oldest brand names is calling in an outsider to do a comprehensive review after its election polls last year consistently favored Republican candidate Mitt Romney.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
A lawsuit over congressional district lines in Florida produces emails showing coordination between lawmakers and Republican Party officials, which is prohibited by the state Constitution.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Of all the individuals in President Obama’s first-term Cabinet, Energy Secretary Steven Chu was arguably the least likely to be found in official Washington. And now that the Nobel Prize-winning physicist is leaving government, there are a few reasons that understanding his legacy might take some time.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
- Tuesday at 5:00 pm - President Obama will deliver his State of the Union Address to Congress LIVE on 360 North in this PBS Newshour Special Report.
Hillary Clinton ends her tenure as secretary of state Friday a respected national figure with sky high approval ratings. “I don’t see myself getting back into politics,” she says. But that hasn’t slowed speculation about a 2016 presidential bid.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
An new 360 North series begins Wednesday at 8:00 pm. Alaska Statehood Pioneers: In Their Own Words is a ten-part original television series of oral history documentaries. It was produced in collaboration with the Alaska Film Archives at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, which will house the final productions, along with the original interviews, as an educational resource.
In 2004 extensive interviews were conducted with the remaining living delegates of the Alaska Constitutional Convention, those who worked at the convention, and other notable Alaska figures. These interviews were conducted by historian Dr. Terrence Cole of the University of Alaska and public television producers in preparation of the Creating Alaska project and the upcoming celebration of the 50th anniversary of statehood. Many of these stories have never before been told. The video interviews have never been broadcast.Most have only been seen by a few people.
In these interviews, these great pioneer Alaskans tell about their contributions and involvement in forming the constitution and the state. They also tell about themselves, their families, their lives in Alaska, and the early days of Alaska as a territory and the journey to statehood. About half of the participants have passed on in the subsequent years… Judge Tom Stewart, Dr. George Rogers, Jay Hammond and Maynard Londborg.
Funding for Alaska Statehood Pioneers: In Their Own Words was made possible by support from The Alaska Committee, The Alaska Humanities Forum and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The programs by episode:
1 The Constitutional Convention and Statehood
2 Vic Fischer
3 Tom Stewart
4 Jack Coghill
5 Maynard Londborg
6 George Rogers
7 Katie Hurley
8 George Sundborg
9 Jay Hammond part 1
10 Jay Hammond part 2
Some Republicans Say Romney’s Loss is Partly the Fault of Conservative Media That Kept Overstating the Candidate’s Real Strength» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
When the 113th Congress convenes in January, New Hampshire will have the first-in-the-nation all-female congressional delegation (as well as a female governor). And each of these women started her political career while raising young kids. That got NPR intern Elizabeth Brown thinking about her childhood in the Granite State.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
A number of people are in the running for Cabinet appointments in President Obama’s second term.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
It only took two extra days, but Florida’s Miami-Dade County has finished counting votes in the presidential election. But as of Thursday afternoon, three other large counties were still tabulating.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us