Barry Goldwater: Native Arizonan (Oklahoma Western by Peter Iverson

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Although Chandler and Tempe showed little change, Glendale grew by 1,190 to 4,855 and Mesa expanded from 3,711 to 7,224. The federal government invested in the area through various public works projects. Sky Harbor Airport, Encanto Park, Papago Park, South Mountain Park, North Phoenix High School, Phoenix College, the Pueblo Grande Museum, and the Phoenix Municipal Stadium all benefited from federal investment. The government put a lot of people to work and cushioned to some extent the overall impact of the downturn in the regional and national economy.

Chapter 3 relates Goldwater's participation in aviation and the military and demonstrates how these two components, combined with electronics, proved central to the transformation of Arizona during and after World War II. The next three chapters focus on Goldwater's political career, emphasizing his campaigns and perspectives as city councilman, senator, presidential candidate, and then, once again, senator. His political career, including his run for the White House and his part in the final days of the Nixon presidency, is brought forth in the context of his background as an Arizonan.

He could not imagine that it would develop past a certain point. " Mun introduced her children to the world beyond the small town of Phoenix. Through camping trips and other excursions she helped kindle from their earliest memory a love of the outdoors and a curiosity about the wonders in the extraordinary country encompassed within Arizona's borders. Mun encouraged Barry to take his first photographs, imparted the importance of patriotism, reminded him that all Arizonans, regardless of color or creed, merited respect, and imparted a kind of can-do spirit of confidence that served him well.

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