Michael Hiltzik

Taming the Colorado River: Hoover Dam turns 75

September 30th marks the anniversary of the dedication of the Hoover Dam. At the time of construction in the 1930s Hoover Dam was seen as a testament to American ingenuity. It completely transformed the West from uninhabitable desert to cities and farmlan

Taming the Colorado River: Hoover Dam turns 75

September 30th marks the anniversary of the dedication of the Hoover Dam. At the time of construction in the 1930s Hoover Dam was seen as a testament to American ingenuity. It completely transformed the West from uninhabitable desert to cities and farmlan