In The News: Department of History

KSNV-TV: News 3
April 23, 2019

April 22 is Earth Day. The first ever Earth day came about in 1970 after several environmental hazards brought about a call for change.

The Conversation
April 16, 2019

In a city graced with remarkable architecture, the cathedral of Notre Dame may be Paris’ most striking edifice. So when it was engulfed by a fire that toppled its spire, it seemed as if more than a building had been scorched; the nation had lost a piece of its soul.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
April 16, 2019

Notre Dame Cathedral is more than a place of worship; it's an architectural beauty, a French Gothic masterpiece, as well as a symbol of French history.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
April 16, 2019

Notre Dame Cathedral is more than a place of worship; it's an architectural beauty, a French Gothic masterpiece, as well as a symbol of French history.

KNPR News
April 15, 2019

We are approaching the centennial of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote. Nevada has an additional reason to celebrate something that happened fifty years before that, when the state took a stand for suffrage. It’s a chance for us to talk about a significant speech in Nevada’s history, and errors in the record of Nevada’s history.

KSNV-TV: News 3
March 25, 2019

Nicholas Trutanich has been our U.S. Attorney since January 16.

KNPR News
March 8, 2019

As you know, for many years, this feature was written by Frank Wright, who was a curator for the Nevada State Museum. If there was an equivalent of Frank in northern Nevada, as the go-to guy for history, it was Phil Earl. We’re sad to report that Phil died early this year just before his eighty-second birthday, and we would like to tell you more about him.

KNPR News
March 4, 2019

Only five years after Nevada became a state in 1864, White Pine and Elko Counties were born. This year they turn 150.

History
March 1, 2019

Record numbers of 19-century immigrants arrived in American port cities from the UK and Western Europe following the War of 1812—but that’s only if they managed to survive the journey. Many of the new arrivals were desperately poor, paid very little for their passage and were treated as nothing more than cargo by shipping companies.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
February 21, 2019

The Clark County Planning Commission approved a developer’s plan to turn Bonnie Springs Ranch into a housing development.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 11, 2019

Mark Bailus wants back on the Clark County District Court bench after losing as an appointed incumbent in November.

KNPR News
February 11, 2019

Last time we were talking about efforts in Nevada to pass the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to outlaw alcohol sales. An initiative got the question on the general election ballot in 1918. It turned out to be like … a political campaign.