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Author Budig, Gene A.,
Title George Norris, going home : reflections of a progressive statesman / Gene A. Budig and Don Walton ; preface by George W. Norris.
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2013.

Author Budig, Gene A.,
Subject Norris, George W. (George William), 1861-1944.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Legislators -- Nebraska -- Biography.
Nebraska -- Biography.
Alt Name Walton, Don (Don Brooks),
Description 1 online resource
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Summary After forty years of congressional service, five terms in the House and five in the Senate, George William Norris (1861-1944) was going home to Nebraska. Norris had lost the 1942 Senate race and felt the defeat keenly. But as his train rolled westward, he was forcefully reminded of what his legislative efforts had wrought, from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to the Rural Electrification Act (REA), which brought power to the land unfolding before him. It is here that authors Gene A. Budig and Don Walton begin their journey with this great statesman, perhaps the last progressive Republi.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781461940494 (electronic bk.)
1461940494 (electronic bk.)
9780803271975 (e-book)
0803271972 (e-book)
9780803271876
0803271875
OCLC # 857467748
Additional Format Print version: Budig, Gene A. George Norris, going home. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2013 9780803271876 (DLC) 2013018806 (OCoLC)839395878


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