Sunday, June 17, 2012

Alaska The Last Great U.S. Frontier

"The new flag will have 48 stars-and a snowball!" So quipped a comedian to his Las Vegas audiences when the news broke that the Senate had voted 64-20 to make Alaska the 49th and largest state, extending the boundary of the United States to a point within 54 miles of Russian Siberia."

A Help-Your-Self-Booklet, 1958

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