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The Story of Classic Las Vegas

Vegas PBS
An early history of Las Vegas, chronicled by those who worked and played here.

This film chronicles the history of the town beginning in the early 1900's and follows it through its perilous struggle to survive. The railroads promise a great future that never comes, then Hoover Dam booms while the nation goes bust. And then, when the dam is finished, the city shrinks overnight. In this film we'll hear from the men and women who worked here and the kids who played here, the people who helped shape Las Vegas into the legendary American town that it is today. 

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