Interview with John Whitehead tape 1 4/82

Interview with John Whitehead, professor of history at the University of Alaska Fairbanks recorded April 1982. Topics include how Hawaiʻi and Alaska's attributes complemented each other in favor of statehood, strategic positioning versus possible votes for civil rights, the impossibility of a joint bill between the states for statehood, why the momentum for statehood did not begin sooner, the story behind voting on statehood for Alaska, and politicians claiming to be "friends" of statehood years after the fact.

Languages: English


  • Documentary
  • Experimental

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