Michael Green

Michael Green


Green is a professor of history at CSN and the author of several books on the Civil War era and on the history of Nevada and Las Vegas. He also edits the Nevada Historical Society Quarterly and the Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History for the University of Nevada Press, and writes "Nevada Yesterdays" for KNPR and columns for the Nevada's Washington Watch newsletter.


Illustration by Jon Estradad

Reid’s Read on Republican Power Brokers

In Searchlight, there’s a foundation for a house that burned down—a house made of old railroad ties, where a hard-drinking miner and his family lived, Franklin Roosevelt was a god and the entertainment for one of the miner’s sons was listening to baseball on the radio. This helps explain Senator Harry Reid’s recent attacks on the Koch brothers, among others. Read More