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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.
When looking at the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson 150 years ago, historians ponder the role of Nevada Senator James Nye .
It’s been 150 years since our country’s first presidential impeachment - and Nevada had a role in it.
From Esmerelda County to Grant Sawyer... a look back at Robert Kennedy’s ties to Nevada.
When one legendary singer helped create the “Nashville Sound” – he brought it to Las Vegas.
The city of Reno got its start with a railroad auction. Here’s Senator Richard Bryan.
A recent obituary didn’t get quite the attention we thought it deserved, so we wanted to talk a bit about the recent death of Ed Fike. To a lot of present-day Nevadans, you might say, Who?
Last time, we told you about building the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, incorporated one hundred and fifty years ago. There’s more to the story. A lot more.
A lot has changed for the station that gave Nevada its first glimpse of Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. Here’s Senator Richard Bryan with Nevada Yesterdays.
With the discovery of the Comstock Lode of silver ore in Nevada, there came a need to transport it. Here’s Senator Richard Bryan.
A century ago, Elko got its first U.S. senator… but his impact also was big in southern Nevada.