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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.
A century ago, in 1918, Anne Martin of Nevada became the first woman to run for the United States Senate. She already had made a lot of history, and would make more.
The 2018 election brought a blue wave to Nevada, but also a pink wave. Nevada now will have two women in the U.S. Senate and a female majority in the assembly.
Nevada’s 1968 midterm election was perhaps more significant than it seemed at the time.
We hear about the role the Railroad played in the creation of Elko.
Last time, we talked about the beginnings of the Circus Circus, which turns fifty this year. Now it’s a success story. At first, it wasn’t. Let’s look at its evolution.
It may have plenty of hotel rooms now, but that wasn’t always the case at Circus Circus. Here’s Senator Richard Bryan.
From Governor to Senator – Paul Laxalt, who died on August 6th, helped shape the Nevada we know today.
As Nevada’s Governor from 1967 to 1971, Paul Laxalt understood the old ways of the state and helped shape the new.
What started out as the Golden Slipper became the Silver Slipper. But the casino went thru more than just a name change. Here’s Senator Richard Bryan