A Constitution for the Ages
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Early Alaskans form a model for statehood
As part of Alaska magazine's yearlong celebration of Alaska's 50th anniversary, Melissa DeVaughn has helped craft several of its stories in the series "Celebrating 50 Years of Statehood." DeVaughn interviewed the few surviving participants of the Alaska's 55-member Constitutional Convention, to hear what it was like helping to draft such an important document for the state's future.