Governor Bill Egan on the oil pipeline and Alaska fisheries, an Egan Day celebration

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In honor of Alaska’s first governor, Valdez-born William Egan, the UAA College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Political Science hosted a public reading of research by two students into how Egan influenced the oil pipeline and Alaska fisheries during his tenure as governor from 1959-1966.

The two students presenting, Calvin Henry and Samantha Mack, each received an Egan Award for their work.

This podcast was recorded Oct. 8, 2o13.



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Governor William Egan Day Forum: an Alaska natural gas pipeline

2012-10-20 by News, Sports, and Art

This podcast records the Governor William A. Egan Day Annual Forum, a benefit and celebration of Alaska history, politics and Alaska’s first governor.

The topic for this forum explores the options for a North Slope natural gas pipeline. John Stalvey, Dean of the UAA College of Arts and Sciences, emceed the panel that included Mike Doogan, UAA’s 2013 Robert B. Atwood Chair of Journalism; Larry Persily, federal coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects; Jack Roderick, author of “Crude Dreams: A Personal History of Oil & Politics in Alaska.”

The evening was opened with the Alaska Flag Song, lead by vocalist Maura Wharton, a senior in UAA’s Music Program.

This podcast was recorded Oct. 16, 2012.



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