Saturday, July 22, 2006

The Rio

This building is off the strip and involves quite a walk. I tried to take a cab back to the strip, but the taxi drivers said they would get in trouble if they took me. Everything had to be arranged with the concierge and that would have cost extra money and I was too shy to ask.

Las Vegs City History - 1950 (Part 2) - Spring: The Special Committee to Investigate Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce, known popularly as the Kefauver Committee, hearings begin. Senator Estes Kefauver and his colleagues interrogate hundreds of witnesses in fourteen cities over the course of fifteen months in an investigation of organized crime in America. Some 30 million Americans watch the hearings broadcast live on television.

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