Nevada's Turbulent '50s

Nevada's Turbulent '50s

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The 1950s marked a period of significant changes for Nevada--gambling came under national and local scrutiny, atomic bombs were tested regularly near Las Vegas, and labor disputes made national headlines. Glass examines the events of the turblent decade and their impact on Nevada and on the rest of the country. Nevada Studies in History and Political Science.He then promised to spend the next two years preparing a model bill for the 1953 sessiona#39;s consideration, one that would be aquot;more than a ... who were on record as favoring a civil service system.12 By the time the proposal reached the legislators in 1953, the Nevada State ... Russella#39;s most notable achievements in office.1:i The quick success and far-reaching nature of the personnel act had an early test.

Title:Nevada's Turbulent '50s
Author:Mary Ellen Glass
Publisher:University of Nevada Press - 1981-01-01


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