Photographs by The New York Times/RUTH FREMSON
Gary Melven, a Vietnam War veteran and Alaska native, stands outside his emergency survival supplies store in Anchorage. He remembers the Cuban missile crisis and radar sites that once watched for Russian missiles. “I’ve lived a good life, so if something happens, it happens,” he said.
Sunday, July 16, 2017
In Washington, the news that North Korea may have developed an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting Alaska set off a wave of anxiety.
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