Chapter 4: Statehood and the Cold War

Readings from the book “Black History in the Last Frontier”, written by Ian C. Hartman and performed by himself and other local Anchorage residents. These recordings were made possible by the NAACP.

This page features the entire reading of Chapter 4: Statehood and the Cold War, performed by Cal Williams.

You can find more information about the book, and even download it, at the National Park Services’ website:

The whole reading of chapter 4:

Ammon Swenson is Alaska Public Media’s Audio Media Content Producer. He was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. He graduated from UAA in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and integrated media. He’s previously worked for KRUA radio, the Anchorage Press, and The Northern Light.

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