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History and folklore of Nevada, written by Associate Professor Michael Green of UNLV, and narrated by former Senator Richard Bryan. Supported by Nevada Humanities and dedicated to the memory of historian Frank Wright. (All segments prior to August 2003 were written by Frank Wright.)Nevada Yesterdays is the collection of essays written by Frank Wright that immortalize the real history of Las Vegas.
One of the more memorable hotels in Las Vegas to meet with implosion was the Landmark – which opened 50 years ago this past July. Here is the story of its rise and fall.
A law that’s still on the books in Nevada, partly resulted from a ‘red scare’ in the state a century ago.
A longtime Las Vegas gaming investor died recently. A look back at the life of Mel Wolzinger.
One of the biggest hotels ever built in Las Vegas turns 50 this month. A look back at the rise of what was then called – The International.
This May marked the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. We hear about Nevada’s contribution to that endeavor.
This month marked the 150th anniversary of the completion of a railroad that proved to be a big deal for Nevada.
Las Vegas has long been known as a flashy city which made Liberace’s time here a perfect match.
May 16 marks the centennial of the birth of Liberace. He was called Mr. Showmanship. He may have invented the term … or maybe the term was invented for him.
Long-time Las Vegas Attorney, Sam Lionel - recently celebrated his 100th birthday. We look back at his arrival.
Trivia question: how many counties does Nevada have? It’s tricky. We have 17, but one county, Ormsby, was consolidated with Carson City.