[KTVF news stories, interviews, meetings]
Some segments of this film contain a soundtrack, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. The film features interior views of a conference room; a story about new chairs for council members (December 4, 1972) (sound); military personnel at a public hearing (segment is titled "Blair Lakes") (December 5, 1972) (silent); a public meeting with Mike Gravel, Ted Stevens, Harold Gillam, and others in attendance; exterior views of Moore Hall at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (segment is titled "Building") (December 8, 1972) (silent); a public hearing about budget issues; Fairbanks Mayor Harold Gillam and others being interviewed about Alaskaland budgeting (December 12, 1972) (silent and sound); a military general being interviewed about his experiences in Alaska and his upcoming assignment in Germany (segment is titled "Hall") (December 20, 1972) (sound); members of the Joint Federal Land Use Planning Commission, including Joe Josephson, Chuck Herbert, and Harry Carter, meeting with an audience at a public hearing (December 14, 1972) (silent); a story about a Christmas cabin decorating contest at Alaskaland sponsored by the Fairbanks Lions Club (1972) (sound); views of the Tanana Chiefs Fairbanks Native Community Center building; women, including Poldine Carlo, Hannah Solomon, and Etta Lord, making and selling artwork and crafts (December 16, 1972) (sound); a story about an African-American Santa Claus in Fairbanks (December 16, 1972) (sound); managers of RCA Alaska Communications being interviewed about their plans to handle the high number of Christmas Day phone calls (December 17, 1972) (sound); author William Cashen mingling with people at a reception; views of his book, "Farthest North College President;" a photo of Charles Bunnell (December 20, 1972) (silent), Judge Van Hoomissen being interviewed about his ruling on juvenile cases and the press (December 21, 1972) (sound); airport crowds in Fairbanks; a story about students leaving Fairbanks for the holiday break; scenes at other local schools (December 22, 1972) (sound); a man being interviewed about exhaust pipe conversions on school buses (December 22, 1972) (sound); a Christmas feast being prepared and served to inmates at a state jail (December 25, 1972) (sound); a story about carbon monoxide levels in the Fairbanks are; views of car and power plant exhaust; men examining monitor printouts (1972) (sound); howitzers being fired at Fort Wainwright as a 21-gun salute to deceased President Harry Truman (1972) (sound); and a reporter interviewing passers-by at Gavora Mall about their plans for the New Year (December 30, 1972) (sound).
16mm film; color; sound; silent
ChairsConference roomsLegislative hearingsInterviewsCabinsChristmas decorationsArtReceptionsBooksSchool busesArtillery (Weaponry)Reporters
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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