Video Vault: Alaska celebrates 50th anniversary of statehood
Published: Jul. 7, 2023 at 11:42 AM AKDT
It was July 7, 1958, when President Dwight Eisenhower changed the course of the Last Frontier by signing the Alaska Statehood Act into law. In 2008, Alaskans celebrated the 50th anniversary of that momentous occasion. In this edition of the Video Vault, we take a look back at the Alaska Statehood Act and speak with the key pioneers who helped shape our state.
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