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Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam

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AIR DATE: October 8, 2010

The Hoover Dam is just part of the infrastructure in Southern Nevada. In the 1920's, it was a political squabble, an engineering problem of unprecedented scope and by the time it was under construction, it had become a marvel.

This story is recounted in Michael Hiltzik's new book, Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century. He is a writer and columnist for the Los Angeles Times and joins us in the studio. Rebroadcast

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Michael Hiltzik, columnist, LA Times
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    COMMENTS:
    Do you know if Mr. Hiltzik has any upcoming booksignings in Southern Nevada?
    Emily Lewis-GuyetteOct 11, 2010 09:43:22 AM
    Hi Emily, Our interview with Michael Hiltzik was rebroadcast from a June, 2010 interview. We interviewed Mr. Hiltzik when he was in Las Vegas for a reading. Today's airing of the interview coincides roughly with the 75th anniversary of Hoover Dam. Thanks for listening!
    AdamOct 11, 2010 11:11:51 AM
    Hi Emily,

    Our interview with Michael Hiltzik was rebroadcast from a June, 2010 interview. We interviewed Mr. Hiltzik when he was in Las Vegas for a reading.

    Today's airing of the interview coincides roughly with the 75th anniversary of Hoover Dam.

    Thanks for listening!

    AdamOct 11, 2010 11:12:52 AM
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