Category Archives: western politics and leadership

Talk and book signing, The Snow Chi Minh Trail

The AHC will host a talk and book signing by AHC Associate Archivist John Waggener on Friday, March 9, 2018, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Stock Growers room (room 219) at the American Heritage Center.  A 77-mile … Continue reading

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Wyoming Senator Edward Crippa in the McCarthy era

Though a small collection, the Edward D. Crippa papers are of historical interest.  Crippa (1899-1960), who had served in World War I and been Wyoming state highway commissioner from 1941 to 1947, was appointed to represent Wyoming in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Mick McMurry’s Contributions to Wyoming Extended Far and Wide

In 2010, the AHC began an oral history project to look at the effects of natural gas development on Sublette County, Wyoming.  We interviewed more than forty people; many were residents of Sublette County, but there was also a number … Continue reading

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Where Are We Now: Immigration Policy and Its Impact

The AHC’s Alan K. Simpson Institute for Western Politics and Leadership is sponsoring a symposium on a highly topical matter – immigration.  The event, “Where Are We Now? Immigration Policy and Its Impact from a Wyoming and a National Perspective,” … Continue reading

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AHC + Wallop Fund = 2 Dialogue Events on Social Media in National Elections

The use of social media in Wyoming and national campaigns and politics is the focus of two dialogue events Nov. 14 at UW. Both discussions are hosted by the Malcolm Wallop Fund for Conversations on Democracy, the American Heritage Center, … Continue reading

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University Preserves Legacy of Late Senator Wallop

The following press release was created by UW Public Relations in the wake of former U.S. Senator Malcolm Wallop’s death on September 14, 2011. September 16, 2011 — The University of Wyoming is preserving the legacy of the late Malcolm … Continue reading

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Upcoming Emerging Democracy Panel Discussion

The AHC’s Simpson Institute is co-sponsoring a student panel event, “Emerging Democracies and their Struggle against Authoritarian Rule,” on Monday, April 11, 2011, at 3:30 p.m. in the Wyoming Student Union East Ballroom.  The panel, consisting of four international students, … Continue reading

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