Cold War Secrets

AAC Combat Ops Center, 1955. Courtesy US Air Force.
AAC Combat Ops Center, 1955. Courtesy US Air Force.

Anchorage played a major role in the Cold War with our large military installations and missile batteries, but did you know spies and counter-spies were working here, too? In advance on a major conference on Cold War history, including espionage, Hometown Alaska looks at what was going on under the surface in our city a generation ago.

Listen now:

HOST: Charles Wohlforth

GUESTS:

  • Ed Strabel, veteran
  • Allegra Hamer, Alaska Assoc for Historic Preservation
  • Greg Durocher, veteran

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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, September 3, 2014. 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, September 3, 2014. 9:00 – 10:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

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Audio to be posted following broadcast.