American Experience: Las Vegas - An Unconventional History (2005)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Social History  |   Run Time - 180 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Ever since its post-World War II boom, Las Vegas has had many identities, in this documentary originally seen on PBS, the city that has been known as everything from "Sin City" to a family-friendly desert oasis is explored in all of it's glittering glory. Few American cities have received as many identity makeovers as Las Vegas, now look beyond the history books to investigate the fascinating story of this gambler's paradise from a new and unique perspective.

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Americana, city, desert, excess, gambling, showgirl, tourist