The 1950s marked a period of significant changes for Nevada--gambling came under national and local scrutiny, atomic bombs were tested regularly near Las Vegas, and labor disputes made national headlines. Glass examines the events of the decade and their impact on Nevada and on the rest of the country.
A historic and scenic guide to Nevada from the glitz of Las Vegas to the solitude of the desert. Touring Nevada contains 34 one-day tours—all accessible by passenger car—designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests. The tours cover early settlements, the state’s indoor and outdoor recreational activities, and Nevada’s natural scenic wonders. The authors provide clear maps to ensure even the most unfamiliar travelers can find their way with ease.