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THERESA NANGLE OBERMEYER. Audio Recording and Press Release; 1994, 1998. .1 cu. ft.

Theresa Nangle Obermeyer was born on July 25, 1945, in St. Louis, Missouri. She received a BA from Maryville University in 1967, and a Ph.D. in Education from St. Louis University in 1975. Dr. Obermeyer moved to Alaska in 1978 and worked as a real estate broker and educator. She served on the Anchorage School Board from 1990 to 1994. She was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in 1996, and lost to Republican incumbent Ted Stevens.

This collection consists of a press release written by Theresa Obermeyer, dated February 23, 1998, and an audio recording of a speech given by U. S. Senator Ted Stevens to the Alaska World Affairs Council Luncheon at the Anchorage Hilton on October 23, 1994. The press release concerns several lawsuits involving Dr. Obermeyer and her husband; the Anchorage School Board; and the Anchorage Convention and Visitor's Bureau. The speech by Senator Stevens includes his response to a question, posed by Dr. Obermeyer, concerning the Senator's qualifications to practice law in Alaska. The total running time of the audio recording is approximately one hour.

Presented to the archives by Theresa Obermeyer in 1998.

HMC-0487
KRH (10/1999)