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River City Empire

Tom Dennison's Omaha

River City Empire( )
Author: Menard, Orville D.
Foreword by: Smith Camp, Laurie
ISBN:978-0-8032-4833-5
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Imprint:Bison Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

More than any other political boss of the early twentieth century, Thomas Dennison, "the Rogue who ruled Omaha", was a master of the devious. Unlike his contemporaries outside the Midwest, he took no political office and was never convicted of a crime during his thirty-year reign. Orville D. Menard chronicles Dennison's life. He explores machine politics in Omaha as well as the man behind this machine, describing how Dennison steered elections, served the legitimate and illegitimate...
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Pages:370
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / American Government / State
Political Science / Corruption & Misconduct
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.002 Pounds

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