Incumbent Senator Mark Begich and challenger Dan Sullivan resume campaigning. The Division of Elections has revised the election returns. The oil-tax referendum was decided by less than five percent of the vote. What now? The Libertarian candidate for the Senate drops out – the party gets a new candidate. Striking Enstar workers return to the job, Cook Inlet oil production is up. The price of a barrel of North Slope crude is down. The Kodiak Rocket facility launches a rocket in a launch that lasts seconds.
The election returns are in. Alaskans say no to the oil-tax referendum but the outcome was in doubt for a while. Dan Sullivan wins the GOP Senate nomination – with Mead Treadwell finishing a distant third. What is Mead’s future? And what of second-place finisher Joe Miller? Sean Parnell, Bill Walker and Byron Mallott square off for governor – amidst calls for Walker and Mallott to join forces. Two GOP House incumbents lose primaries. Don Young is renominated once again. The Municipality of Anchorage has yet another plan for the troubled port.
Joe Miller and Mead Treadwell discussed foreign affairs, health policy, transportation, climate change, gun control, Social Security and how they wanted to help Alaska in the US Senate during a one-hour Debate for the State on Wednesday night.
Meet two of the candidates running for the GOP nomination for US Senate, Joe Miller and Mead Treadwell on Wednesday, August 13 in Debate for the State. Dan Sullivan was invited but chose not to take part in the debate. The program starts at 7:00 p.m.
Tue @ 7:00 pm - Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War
Recalling the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, when the U.S. and USSR squared off over secret Soviet missile bases in Cuba. The documentary details the actions of President John F. Kennedy, Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev and Cuba's Fidel Castro.
Tue @ 8:00 pm - The Fidel Castro Tapes
A profile of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro that relies on media reports, rarely seen clips and footage from the Cuban archives to chart his life, including his rise to power in the late 1950s and decision, in 2008, to cede power to his brother Raul.
Tue @ 9:00 pm - Frontline
Life inside North Korea is documented. Included: footage smuggled from inside the dictatorial state; insights from recent defectors who are now living in South Korea.
Tue @ 10:00 pm - Getting Away Together
This series about shared vacations opens with a friends-and-family trip to St. Augustine, Fla.
Tue @ 10:30 pm - Rick Steves' Europe
Part 1 of a two-part tour of Paris includes a Seine River cruise and visits to Napoleon's tomb and the Louvre. Also: Bastille Day celebrations are highlighted.