Alaska Film Archives

[Bethel Alternative Boarding School student discussion]
[Bethel Alternative Boarding School student discussion]
This videotape is labeled "BABS video, Time: 11:55." According to notes accompanying the collection, the video is about the Bethel Alternative Boarding School, later known as the Kuskokwim Learning Academy. It contains footage of students talking about drinking and alcohol issues.
Alaska Review 07
Alaska Review 07
Hosts Ed Bennett and Eric Eckholm introduce the program. The first segment explores what the 200-mile limit means to Alaska. Interviewees include: U.S. Senator Ted Stevens; Elmer Rasmuson (name misspelled in title screen), chairman of the North Pacific Management Council; Tom Casey, head of the Kodiak Fishermen's Marketing Association; Ed Wickersham, special agent for the National Marine Fisheries Service; and Captain Richard T. Brower of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell. The footage includes views of a North Pacific Management Council meeting, Kodiak harbor, crabbing vessels, foreign fishing vessels in the Gulf of Alaska, the boarding of foreign vessels by the U.S. Coast Guard, and the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell. The second segment contains a public relations demonstration of oil tanker movement through the Valdez narrows. It includes interviews with: Captain Thomas DeTemple of the Tanker ARCO Fairbanks and Jim Banister of ARCO. The third segment examines alcoholism and alcohol abuse in Alaska as well as alcohol legislation and bootlegging issues. Those interviewed include: Alaska Governor Jay Hammond; Alaska State Representative Nels Anderson; Bob Cole of the State Office of Alcoholism; unidentified recovered alcoholics; Dennis Kelso, alcohol researcher; Ben Marsh, executive director of the Cabaret Hotel and Restaurant Association; police officer John W[?] of Bethel; Nard Nichols, former Nome police officer; Bob Vanderpool of Red Devil; Conn Murray, Anchorage advertiser; Robert Renshaw, mayor of Nome; and Fritz Larson of Napaskiak. The video also includes footage of bars and liquor stores in Anchorage, Bethel and Nome. It also contains views of the Mercury Inn Liquor Store in Red Devil and at the Village of Napaskiak. Program includes Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about alcoholism, pollution, and human development.
[KTVF news stories, landfill, Equinox Marathon, election day]
[KTVF news stories, landfill, Equinox Marathon, election day]
Some segments of this film contain a soundtrack, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on original film are given here in parentheses. The footage includes exterior and interior views of The Comic Shop in Fairbanks, a news story about shop opening (September 12, 1972) (sound), men speak at a podium while the audience listens (segment is titled "AFL-CIO Convention") (September 18, 1972) (silent), interior and exterior views of the Referral Rehabilitation Center on Airport Road (segment is titled "Alcoholism") (September 20, 1972) (silent), an unidentified church interior (September 20, 1972) (silent), a man being interviewed by Phil Deisher about a plan for the solid waste dump in Fairbanks (September 22, 1972) (sound), an unidentified building construction site with reporter Phil Deisher and Mayor John Carlson (segment is titled "ACOC") (September 23, 1972) (silent). Next is a story by Ted Lehne about the 1972 Equinox Marathon won by Mike Fairchild in the men's division, Carol Hogan in the women's division, Marcie Trent in the senior division, Forrest May in the boy's division, and Betsy Haines in the girl's division (sound). Subsequent footage includes unidentified speakers and Mayor John Carlson (undated) (silent), military facilities and a lake (story is titled "Quartz") (September 26, 1972) (silent), Airport Road overpass construction near Lathrop High School (September 26, 1972) (silent), meeting of Native leaders including John Sackett, Cathie Carlo, and Byron Mallott (September 27, 1972) (silent), the presentation of a new ambulance purchased by Commercial Printing and the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, with Jullian Rice and others in front of the fire station (September 28, 1972) (silent), garbage bags and trash accumulating around Fairbanks (October 2, 1972) (silent), people speaking at the KTVF Community Club Awards Ceremony (October 2, 1972) (silent), precinct workers at voting stations (story is titled "City Borough Election") (October 3, 1972) (silent), firemen demonstrating rescue techniques and emergency equipment (October 3, 1972) (silent), a man at ta Chamber of Commerce meeting speaking on land management in Alaska (story titled "Jack Horton Chamber of Commerce") (October 6, 1972) (sound), congressman Don Young and others including Senator Ted Stevens speak at a Chamber of Commerce meeting (October, 1972) (silent), Alaskaland building maintenance problems (October 5, 1972) (silent), a story and interviews about women in ROTC classes at the University of Alaska (October 7, 1972) (sound), an unidentified speaker at a state Chamber of Commerce meeting (October 7, 1972) (silent), Mayor Harold Gillam and Jullian Rice (story is titled "Council Swearing-In") (October 9, 1972) (silent), Alaska Railroad track construction (story is titled "Spur") (October 10, 1972) (silent), students exiting school buses at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (story is titled "U of A Day") (October 10, 1972) (silent), firemen demonstrating a house evacuation drill (story is titled "E.D.I.T.H.") (October 11, 1972) (silent), unidentified speakers at a conference (story is titled "Realtors") (October 12, 1972) (silent), Judge Hugh Connelly swears in Mayor John Carlson, Bob Bettisworth and others at an assembly meeting (October 12, 1972) (silent), an unidentified Japanese speaker talking about U.S. - Japan relations (story is titled "Yoshia - Japan") (October 13, 1972) (sound), a story about plans for temporary hotel construction in McKinley Park following a hotel fire, and an interview with George Flaherty of Denali Park about a plan to use railroad cars in hotel construction (October 13, 1972) (sound).