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Goldwater’s son lauds dad’s eye for photography

In this photo taken Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, Michael Goldwater the youngest son of Barry Goldwater reads a passage from a book he complied of his father photographic works Saturday afternoon during the opening reception of "Arizona's Son: The Photography of Barry Goldwater" at the Smoki Museum in Prescott. (AP Photo/The Daily Courier, Matt Hinshaw)

PRESCOTT — Arizona native Barry Goldwater changed the American political landscape when he ran unsuccessfully in 1964 as the Republican nominee for president and by serving five terms in the U.S. Senate. He became the "conscience of the conservative" and an elder statesman with an independent streak.

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