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Michael Green

Michael Green

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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.

Politics

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Can Republicans Get It Right in 2015?

A year ago, if you had predicted Cresent Hardy would be elected to Congress, Michele Fiore would be in (and out of) the leadership of the Nevada Assembly and Barbara Cegavske would be our secretary of state, you would have been sent to the Nevada State Home for the Prediction Impaired. And by now, you would have been released. Read More

The Legal Issue

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Nevada Law: A History Lesson

John Adams talked of the need for “a government of laws, and not of men,” while Frank Zappa called the United States “a nation of laws, badly written and randomly enforced.” While Adams was the greater founding father, Zappa had a point: Who we are and what we think shapes our laws, and this is particularly true within each of our 50 states. Read More