With the Anchorage centennial having arrived, the city is looking forward to what the next hundred years hold. Preston Jones, Ph.D., puts a century of growth and progress into perspective, and explores how Anchorage became the base of American power in the North.
Preston Jones received a Ph.D. in history from the University of Ottawa (Canada) in 1999. He has received several awards, including a Fulbright Scholarship for study in Canada and a fellowship with the Pew Program in Religion and American History.
- Dr. Preston Jones, professor of history, John Brown University
- Check out Dr. Jones’ PowerPoint presentation to accompany his lecture here
BROADCAST ON KSKA: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
REPEAT BROADCAST: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
RECORDED: Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the Anchorage Museum
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