Ambassador Edward Peck atop the Hilton Anchorage for the Alaska World Affairs Council luncheon on Oct. 21. Photo and audio recording by Will Theurer, Alaska World Affairs Council. "Perception is everything," according to Edward Peck, former U.S. diplomat in Iraq, Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt . "In our country people are unable to understand the importance of trying to get a grasp on the perceptions of those people over there," said Peck at the Alaska World Affairs Council on October 21. Listen to his talk entitled, "The Arab Spring: Geography, History and Religion Shape a Vital Region" this week on Addressing Alaskans. KSKA: Thursday 10/27 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
This week on Addressing Alaskans, Jocelyn Young, curator of public art for the Municipality of Anchorage presents "A History of Public Art in Anchorage and Alaska." KSKA: Thursday, 10/6 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
In his "State of the City" address to the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce on Monday, Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan issued a report card for his administration, saying it's up to voters to decide the grade. From the Port of Anchorage project and homeless camps to Cook Inlet energy supplies and public parks, get Anchorage's progress report from the mayor this week on KSKA's Addressing Alaskans. KSKA: Thursday 9/22 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Whether it's the story itself, the environment in which we read or the simple touch and presence of books in our home, books impact our lives from a very young age. This week on Addressing Alaskans, listen to "Reading Matters: How Books Can Change Your Life" a talk given by book critic and author, Michael Dirda at the Loussac Library 25th anniversary celebration. KSKA: Thursday 9/8 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
KSKA: Thursday, 9/1 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm FCC Chairman, Julius Genachowski joined Senator Begich in Dillingham last week for a ceremony celebrating a large project to bring high speed broadband internet to southwest Alaska.
Thursday, August 25 @ 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm As trade and shipping routes open in the Arctic, oil exploration expands and questions of climate change arise, cooperation in the Arctic becomes increasingly more important. This week on Addressing Alaskans, learn more about the Arctic Council, the only intergovernmental forum devoted entirely to the Arctic.
Executive producer, Marsha Bemko gave a behind the scenes tour of the traveling set for the award winning PBS program, Antique Roadshow at the Wendy Williamson auditorium in Anchorage on March 25. Marsha traveled to Anchorage for the first season of the APRN Speaker Series, a fundraiser for the Alaska Public Radio Network.
Thursday, August 18 @ 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm This week on Addressing Alaska listen to the speech Anthony Romero, national executive director of the ACLU gave at UAA on July 14. As poverty and incarceration rates for minority groups continue to rise, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attempts to shine light on the inequalities at the root of these cyclic problems facing the U.S.
Thursday, August 11 @ 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Before retiring as host of Weekend Edition Sunday at the end of May, Liane Hansen paid a visit to her listeners in Alaska. After a skate at West Chester Lagoon and before watching the start of the Iditarod, Liane sat down with APTI's Pat Yack at the Wendy Williamson auditorium to reflect on her 22 years with NPR.
Thursday, August 4 at 2:00 pm Addressing Alaskans is back on KSKA and we’re kicking off season three with recordings from past APRN Speakers Series. This Thursday, listen to NPR foreign correspondent Peter Kenyon recorded at the Wendy Williamson on October 24th. Kenyon came to NPR from the Alaska Public Radio Network where he began his career as a reporte for KFSK in Petersburg.
Thursday, June 30 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm As Commonwealth North continues to tackle Health Care Reform in Alaska as one if its key policy issues, the group invited Rick Pollack of the American Hospital Association to speak on the "Future Health Care: Balancing Cost, Quality and Access" on June 15.
Thursday, June 23 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm This week on Addressing Alaskans, listen to the Rachel Carson commemorative lecture given by Breast Cancer Fund President and CEO, Jeanne Rizzo. From cosmetics and food packaging to household cleaners and drinking water, Rizzo discusses the unregulated toxins encountered in everyday life, which have been proven to have links to breast cancer.
Jerry Yudelson has written more green building books than anyone. A professional engineer and green building consultant, Yudelson gave the keynote address at the Business of Green Energy in Alaska conference hosted by Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP) on April 28.
Monday, June 13 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Elected Mayor of Anchorage just over two years ago, Dan Sullivan gave his State of the City address at a Building Operators and Managers Association (BOMA) of Anchorage luncheon on June 10.
This week's Addressing Alaskans features presentations given by local Alaska native leaders, Rita Blumenstein, Rosemary Ahtuangaruak and Larry Merculieff at the 13 Indigenous Grandmothers gathering.
Building parks and motivating residents to take pride in their neighborhoods, Majora Carter founded Sustainable South Bronx in 2001 and went on to become one of the nation’s leaders in successful urban green-collar job training.
For most of his 30 year career, Peter Probst served with the Central Intelligence Agency and the Office of the Secretary of...
Rin Tin Tin, the dog actor born during WWI on a battlefield in France is the subject of Susan Orlean's (pictured right) next book....
Executive director of the Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP), Chris Rose believes Alaska can be an international leader on renewable energy. Harnessing about...
Photo courtesy of Daniel Schindler. Before the University of Alaska existed, researchers from the University of Washington School of Aquatics and Fisheries Science began collecting...