A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska

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Doug Vandegraft, author of “A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska,” gives a talk at the UAA bookstore on the 14 years of research that went into this project.

In his new book “A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska,” Douglas Vandegraft brings readers the full story behind Alaska’s most legendary bars – 135 of them – many of which have been around since the end of Prohibition in 1933. Vandegraft brings 14 years of research to the table in his new book, which hit the shelves Oct. 1.

Listen now:


BROADCAST ON KSKA: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

REPEAT BROADCAST: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

RECORDED: Sept. 26 at the UAA Bookstore

HOST: University of Alaska Anchorage Campus Bookstore


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