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AIR DATE: December 28, 2010

Wilbur Clark, Jay Sarno, Kirk Kerkorian and Steve Wynn are just a few of the legends who built the Strip. But one man who doesn't get enough credit, says biographer Jack Sheehan, is Bill Bennett. He rescued Circus Circus from bankruptcy and made the Strip a place for vacation values. We talk with Sheehan about his new biography and with Diana Bennett, Bill Benett's daughter.

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Jack Sheehan, author, Forgotten Man: How Circus Circus's Bill Bennett Brought Middle America to Las Vegas
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