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Man of His Word The Life and Times of Nevada's Senator William J. Raggio

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ISBN-10: 1555716806

ISBN-13: 9781555716806

Edition: 2011

Authors: Michael Archer

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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: L & R Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 5/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Peter Sestoft is a Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Java Precisely and C# Precisely, both published by the MIT Press.

Introduction
Preface
Foreword
Prologue
Avansino
The Washoe
Ben Raggio
Reno
Wingfield
Cardelli
�Little Billy� Raggio
Formative Years
On His Own
Learning the Law
Ernest Brown
Practicing the Law
Deputy District Attorney
McCarran
Prostitution in Nevada
District Attorney Raggio
Conforte
Organized Crime
Corruption
Thayne Archibald
Robert �Sandman� Williams
Joseph Miles Walker
Lester Morford, III
Reelection
Thomas Lee Bean
Raggio's Raiders
�Everybody Seemed to Know Him�
Ol' Blue Eyes
National District Attorneys Association
The Political Waters (1964-1968)
Jimmy Ing
Family
U.S. Senate Race (1968)
U.S. Senate Race (1970)
Private Life (1971-1972)
State Senate (1973)
Race for Lieutenant Governor (1974)
Learning to Make Law (1975-1977)
Gaming Lawyer
Lobbyists
Tax Reform and Sagebrush Rebels (1979)
An Old Foe (1981)
Plight of the Citizen Legislator (1983)
Judge Harry Claiborne Trial(1984)
Not One to Hold a Grudge (1985)
Majority Floor Leader (1987)
Pension Fiasco (1989)
The Session from Hell (1991)
The American Legislative Exchange Council
�A Fiscally Prudent Approach� (1993)
The Purse Strings (1995)
Master of the Endgame (1997)
Pain and Partisanship (1998-1999)
Redistricting: An Opportunity Missed (2001)
Caucus Revolt (2003)
Good Compromises (2005)
An Air of Incivility (2007)
Challenge from the Right (2008-2009)
The Price of Conscience (2010)
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Appendices
Chapter Notes
Sources/Bibliography
Index