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The Cure goes on "Big Shot" ride, Energy conservation struggles, and financial struggles of Stratosphere: video

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Creator (cre): Stupak, Bob


1996-08-09 to 1996-08-16


Local news anchors discuss The Cure (band) visit to Las Vegas to perform at the Thomas & Mack, but they ride "The Big Shot" before performance; clip shows band before and after going on the ride; second segment is on power problems and blackouts in the Las Vegas Valley due to high demand from heat; clip shows anchor at Nevada Power Company; Stratosphere limits their power usage; third segment is on financial woes of Stratosphere construction and selling of shares; Lyle Berman and Bob Stupak power struggle is discussed Original media VHS, color, aspect ratio 4 x 3, frame size 720 x 486. From the Bob Stupak Professional Papers (MS-01016) -- Professional papers -- Audiovisual material -- Digitized audiovisual clips file.

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MS_01016_241. Bob Stupak Professional Papers, approximately 1900-2007. MS-01016. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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