Alaska Film Archives

Alaska Review 14
Alaska Review 14
In the first segment, reporter Eric Eckholm examines the Homestead Initiative, a state proposal to give 30 million acres of state land in 20 and 40 acre parcels to the first people who claim it. Interviewees include: State Representative Mike Bierne; Governor Jay Hammond; unidentified people-on-the-street interviewees; State Representative Oral Freeman; Riley Roberts, Talkeetna homesteader; Wade Roberts, Talkeetna homesteader; Wesley Roberts, Talkeetna homesteader; State Representative Bob Bradley; Ted Smith, director of Land and Water Management; Janet McCabe of the Land Use Planning Commission; Jon Maloney, initiative backer; and Alaska Senator Kay Poland. This segment is repeated with higher video quality in AAF-4963. In the second segment, Fred Machetanz is interviewed about his life and artwork as well as his philosophies about Alaska. This segment is repeated with higher video quality in AAF-4965. In the third segment, reporter Mark O. Badger examines conflicting views concerning future use of the Haul Road, or Dalton Highway, from Fairbanks to Prudhoe Bay as control of the road passes from the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company to the State of Alaska. Those interviewed include: unidentified interviewees; Fran Ulmer, head of Governor's Division of Policy Development and Planning; Bruce Hart (?) of Juneau, formerly with the Policy Development Office; an unidentified Alaska Native man; State Representative Charlie Parr of Fairbanks; Wally Behr, manager of the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce; Jim and Elaine Childs, owners of a truck maintenance facility at Prudhoe Bay; Arlo "Smiley" Wells, Haul Road trucker; Don Harris (?), Commissioner of Transportation; an unidentified man, chief and mayor of Allakaket; unidentified men; and Dick Logan (?), chief of the habitat section for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The report contains views of the Haul Road, oil workers, and Alaska Native communities. In the fourth segment, reporter Eric Eckholm explores the changes that took place in the City of Valdez due to the Good Friday Earthquake of 1964 and the arrival and development of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Those interviewed include: John Kelsey, Valdez business owner; Bill Tingley, marine pilot; and Commander Homer Purdy of the U.S. Coast Guard. The report contains views of Valdez, tanker traffic, pipeline terminal facilities, and the Valdez Narrows. The program also contains public service announcements (PSAs) about the National Audubon Society, drug abuse prevention, the Consumer Information Center, and small business.
Alaska Review 20
Alaska Review 20
The first segment, "Fred Machetanz: An Alaskan Master," is a repeat broadcast from another Alaska Review program (AAF-4959). The second segment, "Blazing Skies," is a repeat broadcast from another Alaska Review program (AAF-4950). The program also contains Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about the Consumer Information Center, social responsibility, and solar energy.
[KTVF television news stories and footage from Fairbanks during 1974]
[KTVF television news stories and footage from Fairbanks during 1974]
Footage includes the exterior and interior of the Continental Delicatassen (1/28/74), a story about the 1973 United Way campaign and footage from the annual banquet at the Travelers Inn (1/29/74), Fairbanks houses and streets during extremely cold weather, a story about the French-British supersonic transport Concorde arriving in Fairbanks for cold-weather tests (1/20/74), an unidentified speaker at an unidentified meeting (2/7/74), a story about laser equipment being used to determine air quality in Fairbanks (2/8/74), a story about the State Labor Office in Fairbanks with an interview in which James O'Rourke talks about job seekers coming for the pipeline construction (2/9/74), an unidentified man speaking at a banquet (2/23/74), a businessmen's dog sled race on Second Avenue (2/23/74), totem carvers and other artists (2/23/74), a story about the Republican Party meeting at which Congressman Bob Michaels speaks and a Democratic party meeting at which Mayor H.A. "Red" Boucher wears an Indian headdress and speaks briefly, a classroom with small children and a teacher (2/25/74), an ambulance and firefighters at a house fire (2/25/74), Mr. Johnston talking about the Alaska Railroad budget (2/28/74), Jerry Ostrow speaking about a liquor license for the Blue Marlin Restaurant on College Rd, University of Alaska President Hiatt speaking about programs at the facility (3/1/74), Chena View Hotel on First Avenue being christened by a woman breaking a bottle of champagne on a corner (3/5/74), real estate offices in Fairbanks (3/8/74), cats being judged at a cat show (4/74), Superintendant Chuck Smith talking about a shift plan for Lathrop High School during pipeline construction (4/9/74), views of lots, apartments, housing, and aerial views (4/10/74), City Councilman Bob Parsons talking about a crime report, Judge Hugh Connelly speaking briefly, attorney Dick Madsen (?) speaking (4/10/74), and children racing at Hunter School (4/18/74).