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Senator Dennis DeConcini : from the center of the aisle

Author: Dennis DeConcini; Jack L August
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The three-term Democratic Senator from Arizona presents a memoir of his tenure in the Congress, emphasizing his position as a centrist, which helped him engineer consensus on the Panama Canal Treaty of 1977. In addition to reflecting on his achievements while in the Senate, he also spends considerable time discussing the banking and political contribution scandal involving himself and the other "Keating Five."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
DeConcini, Dennis.
Senator Dennis DeConcini.
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2006
(OCoLC)608173189
Named Person: Dennis DeConcini; Dennis DeConcini
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis DeConcini; Jack L August
ISBN: 0816525692 9780816525690
OCLC Number: 64486433
Description: xiv, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: First days --
And we danced for fifty years --
Gaining political literacy --
Road to the senate --
The Panama Canal dilemma --
A day in the life --
Judicial politics --
Keating Five --
A new federalism for American Indians --
Transitions --
Memories and reflections.
Responsibility: Dennis DeConcini and Jack L. August, Jr.
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The three-term Democratic Senator from Arizona presents a memoir of his tenure in the Congress, emphasizing his position as a centrist, which helped him engineer consensus on the Panama Canal Treaty of 1977. In addition to reflecting on his achievements while in the Senate, he also spends considerable time discussing the banking and political contribution scandal involving himself and the other "Keating Five."

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"This book is a fascinating account of the life and time of one of Arizona's most distinguished leaders." --Governor Janet Napolitano "I think this book should be read by Republicans and Democrats Read more...

 
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