‘A Place in the Sun’: The Sands Hotel and the Mob

‘A Place in the Sun’: The Sands Hotel and the Mob

Date: September 16, 2020
Time: 7 to 8 p.m., book signing 8 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free for Museum Members or with Museum Admission
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The Sands Hotel was one of the glamorous resorts that transformed Las Vegas into an international resort destination in the 1950s. Historian David Schwartz will trace the story of the Sands, from its Mob origins and the Rat Pack to Howard Hughes and its ultimate implosion. This multimedia presentation also will highlight the many fascinating characters who made the Sands an enduring icon on the Strip.

A book signing will follow in the Museum’s Historic Courtroom.

This program is now sold out. To be added to our waitlist, please email boxoffice@themobmuseum.org with your name, number of requested tickets and the title of this program.

Click the “Watch” button at 7 p.m. on September 16 for a free, virtual livestream of this program.

 

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