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August lecture features author of testing book

The Douglas County Historical Society lecture series Thursday features guest speaker Michon Mackedon, a native daughter of Nevada, growing up in Fallon.

Mackedon is a student of Russian, classic black-and-white films, cutthroat gin rummy, classic Ford Mustangs, and science fiction.

She is currently the professor emeritus of English and Humanities at Western Nevada College where she has taught for twenty-eight years.

As author of "Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert" (Reno: Black Rock Institute Press, 2010) she recounts Nevada's relationship with the nuclear industry and a host of players including the Atomic Energy Commission, the Department of Energy, scientists, military …

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