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By Aj Liebling,Elmer R. Rusco

In 1949, well known journalist A. J. Liebling got here to Reno to procure a divorce, which required that he identify residency in Nevada for a interval of six weeks. Liebling stayed at a visitor ranch at the shorelines of Pyramid Lake. whereas there, his reporter’s interest was once engaged by means of a sour dispute raging among the Paiutes and non-Indian squatters who have been claiming the main agriculturally efficient lands of the reservation and the waters feeding the lake that used to be the industrial and religious middle of the Paiutes’ historic culture.

Liebling recorded the litigation over the destiny of the Pyramid Lake Reservation lands in a chain of articles released in The New Yorker in 1955. Reprinted the following of their entirety, the essays speak about the affair intimately, following it from the shorelines of the lake to the halls of Congress, and introducing readers to the colourful international of Nineteen Fifties Nevada. this can be a worthwhile list of 1 of Nevada’s so much enduring and critical debates over the makes use of of the land and the dear water that nourishes it. advent by means of Elmer R. Rusco.

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