The money and the power: the making of Las Vegas and its hold on America, 1947-2000
An eye-opening study of the past, present, and future of Las Vegas traces the history of the city; the roles of organized crime, politics, and business; and the implications of Las Vegas in terms of both mirroring and shaping America's changing values. 75,000 first printing.
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THE MONEY AND THE POWER: The Making of Las Vegas and Its Hold on America, 1947-2000User Review - Kirkus
Husband-and-wife investigative reporters view Las Vegas as our shadow capital, a sordid symbol of the greed, corruption, and falseness that permeate the country.Like confident boxers, Denton and ... Read full review
The money and the power: the making of Las Vegas and its hold on America, 1947-2000User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
According to Denton (The Blue Grass Conspiracy) and her husband, noted author Morris (Partners in Power), modern Las Vegas enjoys a thriving economy dependent on gambling, greed, political corruption ... Read full review