Bio

Geoff Schumacher is the vice president of exhibits and programs for the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. He earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno, and his master’s degree in history from Arizona State University. He had a twenty-five-year career in journalism, with stops at the Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas CityLifeLas Vegas Mercury, Las Vegas Review-Journal and Ames (Iowa) Tribune. He is the author of Howard Hughes: Power, Paranoia, and Palace Intrigue and Sun, Sin & Suburbia: A History of Modern Las Vegas and served as editor of Nevada: 150 Years in the Silver State. He is associate editor of the Nevada Historical Society Quarterly and has edited, co-edited or contributed to seven editions of the annual Las Vegas Writes anthology for Nevada Humanities.

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