The Senator: The Story Of Ben Nighthorse Campbell
By Waln Brown
Published: January 5, 2011.
This biography of the Native-American Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell examines his difficult childhood. Ben's father had problems with alcohol and his mother was sick with tuberculosis. Ben's home life was so bad he had to live in an orphanage. He dropped out of school and joined the military. He earned his GED, went to college and became a United States Senator.