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Senator Dennis DeConcini : from the center of the aisle

Author: Dennis DeConcini; Jack L August, Jr.
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print 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, ©2006
(OCoLC)608173189
Named Person: Dennis DeConcini; 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, Jr.
ISBN: 0816525692 9780816525690 9780816532070 0816532079
OCLC Number: 64486433
Description: xiv, 286 pages : illustrations ; 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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Dennis DeConcini, a contemporary of Arizona greats like Sandra Day O'Connor, Barry Goldwater, and Rose Mofford, is an Arizona icon in his own right. His political memoir, co-authored with Jack L.  Read more...

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