New Books Talks About Alaska Newspaper War

They say that history is written by the winners.  That’s certainly the case with a new book by Howard Weaver, the former Managing Editor of the Anchorage Daily News. “Write Hard, Die Free: Dispatches from the Battlefields and Bar-rooms of the Great Alaska Newspaper War” tells of a time when the city of Anchorage was one of the last of its size to have two newspapers in competition.  The Daily News won.

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