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Barbara F. Vucanovich : from Nevada to Congress, and back again

Author: Barbara F Vucanovich; Patricia D Cafferata
Publisher: Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nevadan Barbara Vucanovich enjoyed a long, productive, and somewhat unlikely political career. After years as a wife, mother, businesswoman, community activist, and campaign volunteer, she increased her political involvement by serving as the northern Nevada manager of Paul Laxalt's several campaigns. In 1982, encouraged by Laxalt to run in Nevada's newly created Second Congressional District, she became a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biography Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vucanovich, Barbara F., 1921-
Barbara F. Vucanovich.
Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)581259567
Online version:
Vucanovich, Barbara F., 1921-
Barbara F. Vucanovich.
Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607892435
Named Person: Barbara F Vucanovich; Barbara F Vucanovich
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara F Vucanovich; Patricia D Cafferata
ISBN: 0874176239 9780874176230
OCLC Number: 58478634
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Barbara F. Vucanovich and Patricia D. Cafferata.

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When Reno Republican Barbara Vucanovich was elected to Congress in 1982, she became the first Nevada woman ever elected to a federal office. In this engaging memoir, she reflects with candor and  Read more...
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"I realized early on that you had to be true to your convictions, even if it meant you might not win the next election." - from Barbara F. Vucanovich"

 
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