Photo Galleries (2)
History.com's state gallery for Nevada. Learn more about the state symbols and famous landmarks.
Native American Tribes and Cultures
Native American Tribes and Cultures(13 Photos)
Native American cultures in the United States include socially and geographically diverse groups.
Penn and Teller's Las Vegas
Penn and Teller's Las VegasVideo Clip (2:14)
Video Clip (2:14)
In this American History video, brought to you by the History Channel, entertainers Penn and Teller talk about Nevada and Las Vegas. Penn talks about the freedoms in Las Vegas and about how most of the state is just really hot dirt.
Hoover DamVideo Clip (4:09)
Video Clip (4:09)
Built during the Great Depression, Hoover Dam was a marvel of engineering and labor.
Viva Vision and the Fremont Street Experience
Viva Vision and the Fremont Street ExperienceVideo Clip (3:03)
Video Clip (3:03)
The world's largest LED screen can be found in the form of a canopy looming over Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Viva Vision canopy spans the length of five football fields and has been the star attraction of the Fremont Street Experience for nearly two decades.
Hoover Dam: True Giant
Hoover Dam: True GiantVideo Clip (4:23)
Video Clip (4:23)
The awe-inspiring Hoover Dam was built in the 1930s from enough concrete to create a two-lane highway from Los Angeles to Boston. How long did America's largest, man-made reservoir take to complete?
Speeches & Audio (1)
Howard Hughes Breaks His Silence
Howard Hughes Breaks His SilenceAudio Clip (0:53)
Audio Clip (0:53)
In January 1972, the reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes speaks to reporters and reveals Clifford Irving's book to be a literary hoax. Irving had convinced his publisher that he'd been commissioned by Hughes to write his biography.
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