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Roy and Elizabeth Peratrovich testified

On February 5, 1945, both Roy and Elizabeth Peratrovich testified about discrimination in Alaska during an electrifying debate on the floor of the Alaska Territorial Senate. The Juneau newspaper grabbed the attention of its readers with sensational headlines. House Bill 14, the Equal Rights Bill, was passed later that month. Alaska State Library.

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