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Author James L. Merriner
Author and Freelance Editor/Writer

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…"his historysings"
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interested in contemporary American politics."

The Man Who Emptied Death Row: Governor George Ryan and the Politics of Crime Grafters and Goo Goos: Corruption and Reform in Chicago, 1833-2003 Mr. Chairman: Power in Dan Rostenkowski's America