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Historian to speak on Tony Dimond

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902

04/20/09

University of Alaska Fairbanks history professor Mary Mangusso will give a free public lecture Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at the Noel Wien Library.

The lecture, "Anthony Dimond, Alaska and National Security," will focus on Dimond's role as an Alaska lawmaker and how his concern about the state's strategic location led to the pre-World War II military buildup in Alaska.

For more information, contact the UAF history department at 907-474-7126.

CONTACT: Laura Luger, UAF history department, at 907-474-7126 or via e-mail at fyhist@uaf.edu. Marmian Grimes, UAF public information officer, at 907-474-7902 or via e-mail at marmian.grimes@uaf.edu

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