Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

3-18-2014

Publisher

UNLV Center for Gaming Research

Abstract

In this 3/18/14 Gaming Research Colloquium talk, Robinson (assistant professor of American Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill) discusses Graham's 1978 crusade in Las Vegas, considering its attempts to change perceptions of the city, and how it altered the dynamics of religion in the tourist corridor.

Keywords

Casinos; Crusades; Evangelicalism; Evangelistic work; Graham, Billy, 1918-; Local history; Nevada--Las Vegas

Disciplines

American Studies | Christianity | Gaming and Casino Operations Management | Religion | United States History

Language

English

Comments

MP3 Audio file size: 39.8 megabytes

Streaming Media

Billy Graham Comes to Las Vegas: Faith at Work on the Strip


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