Routes to War, Victory and Freedom
- Date: Oct 12, 2017
- Times: 7 - 9 p.m.
- Location: Eagle River High School
The Knik Lecture Fall Series is back. This fall, the series will commemorate 75 years of Alaska at war. Through a variety of speakers, we will present fresh interpretations and perspectives on WWII, in order to better remember, understand and honor those who sacrificed so much 75 years ago today.
Moderator: David Ramseur, ISER Visiting Scholar and author of "Melting the Ice Curtain: The Extraordinary Story of Citizen Diplomacy on the Russia-Alaska Frontier"
Katherine Ringsmuth, Adjunct Professor of History, UAA
Uncovering the Lost Story of the Alcan Highway
Craig Lang, Director of the BRAVO 369 Flight Foundation
Code Name ALSIB: The Story of Lend Lease and the Alaska-Siberia Air Route
Ivan Hodes, Deputy Director, Friends of Nike Site Summit
The Cold War in Cook Inlet
The Knik Lecture Series is a collaboration between UAA, Anchorage School District and Tundra Vision that connects local issues to global experiences and brings civic engagement to the community.