Alaska Review 9
Alaska Review collection
Ed Bennett (Filmmaker)Eric Eckholm (Filmmaker)Mark O. Badger (Filmmaker)
Independent Television, Inc.
The first segment, reported by Ed Bennett, deals with land development in Anchorage and possible corruption within the city building department. Those interviewed include: Anchorage City Auditor Larry Campbell, "Anchorage Daily News" reporter Bob Porterfield, Building Division Chief Odin Strandberg, Alaska Public Interest Research Group Director Jamie Love, former Planning and Zoning Commissioner Arliss Sturgulewski, and land developer Peter Zamarello. The second segment, reported by Eric Eckholm, deals with moose population management and subsistence hunting in Alaska. Those interviewed include hunting guide Clark Engle, Director of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Bob Rausch, wildlife biologist Dr. Gordon Haber, booking agent Don Brand, Peter John of Minto, Carlos Frank of Minto, State Ombudsman Frank Flavin, and US Department of Fish and Wildlife enforcement officer Cpl. Boutang. The report includes views of Ambler and Minto. The third segment, produced by Janet Archibald, covers Alaska's high oil consumption and the development of alternative energy sources. Coal, hydro-energy, geothermal energy, wind and solar power, wood-burning power, and tidal-water power are all explored. Those interviewed include: Alaska Power Administration head Robert Cross, conservationist and University of Alaska professor Dr. Robert Weeden, Joe Usibelli of Usibelli Coal Mine, William McConkey of the State Division of Energy and Power, Patrick Dobey of the State Division of Minerals and Energy Management, Dr. Richard Nuwy (sp?) of Seward, Jim Gum (sp?) of the Bureau of Land Management, and Charles and Gladys Dart of Manley Hot Springs. The report includes views of the Snettisham Hydroelectric Project in Juneau, the Susitna River, Devil Canyon, Manley Hot Springs, remote solar-powered installations of the Bureau of Land Management, and Delta Junction. The fourth segment, reported by Mark O. Badger, touches on a proposal to change the name of Mt. McKinley to Denali. Those interviewed include Congressman Ralph Regula of Ohio and Peg Tileston of Anchorage. The program also contains public service announcements (PSAs) from the National High Blood Pressure education program, the National Audubon Society, and CARE.
U-matic videotape; color; sound
CorruptionReal estate developmentMooseSubsistence activitiesSolar energyMountains
Western AlaskaSouthcentral AlaskaInterior Alaska
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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