Action Speaks – Betting on Hedonism

A live panel discussion on the birth of the Las Vegas ‘Strip’ when the first casino/hotel, "El Rancho Vegas" opened in 1941. Panelists include author of "Bright Light City: Las Vegas in Popular Culture," Larry Gragg; cultural anthropologist, associate professor of science & technolog at MIT and author of "Addiction By Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas," Natasha Schüll; and Classics professor at NYU whose research focuses on beauty and materialism, David Konstan.

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