I am the first candidate for the Presidency to actively campaign in the State of Alaska. There are three electoral votes in Alaska. I left Washington, D.C., this morning at 8 o’clock. It is now 11:30 in Washington. I have come, I figure, about 3,000 miles per electoral vote, and if travel 800,000 miles in the next 2 months, we might win this election. But I am prepared to do it.
Federal agents raided the offices of at least six Alaska lawmakers Thursday in an investigation of large oil field services company, officials said.
On this day in 1945, President Harry S. Truman approved the killing of between 90,000 and 120,000 Japanese people in Hiroshima, Japan.
On this day in 1703 in England, this poem by “Robinson Crusoe” author Daniel Defoe is what it took to be put in the pillory for seditious libel…
On this day in 1923, President Warren G. Harding became the first sitting president to visit Alaska. He died just a few weeks later.