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George Von Tobel talks about the affects of World War II on Las Vegas. Nanyu Tomiyasu, who's family was of Japanese decent, says his family's farm was allowed to continue to operate. Laura Belle Kelch says that after the war, community leaders decided to focus on tourism, and the Las Vegas News Bureau was created to get the word out. Photographer Don English tells us how they did it.

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