UAFNews-L Fischer, Wohlforth to speak at UAF

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From: University of Alaska Fairbanks <UAFdistribution>
Date: April 19, 2013, 10:45:43 AKDT
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Subject: [UAFNews-L] Fischer, Wohlforth to speak at UAF
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Subject: Fischer, Wohlforth to speak at UAF

Start date: April 19, 2013

Stop date: April 26, 2013


The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a free public lecture and book signing with Vic Fischer and Charles Wohlforth Friday, April 26 at 6 p.m. in the Salisbury Theatre.

The pair will discuss their book, “To Russia with Love: An Alaskan’s Journey.” The book chronicle’s Fischer’s childhood in Stalinist Russia, his family’s escape, his early life in Alaska and his many return visits to Russia.

Fischer was a delegate to Alaska’s constitutional convention, held at UAF from November 1955 to February 1956. His book was published by the University of Alaska Press.

MEDIA CONTACT: Bella Gerlich, dean of libraries, at 907-474-7224 or bkgerlich, Marmian Grimes, 907-474-7902, mlgrimes

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