Video Vault: The legacy of Alaska Senator Ted Stevens
Published: Aug. 20, 2023 at 8:19 PM AKDT
The U.S. Navy is now honoring Alaska's longest-serving U.S. senator Ted Stevens by christening a new guided missile destroyer bearing his name. The USS Ted Stevens was officially christened on Aug. 19, 2023. And while Stevens had a bit of controversy during his decades of service, the Navy is honoring him for all the good he did for Alaska and for the military. Here's a look back at an archived story showing his political service from the very beginning.
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