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MGM Grand
Coll #: MS-00225
Date: ca. 1982
Extent: 3 boxes
Location: MS 2:2:5
Collection is comprised of litigation documentation stemming from the November 1980 MGM Grand Hotel fire that killed 85 people. Included in the documentation are testimonies regarding construction materials and processes, testimonies regarding the electrical system and the ways in which fire and smoke spread and an index of eyewitness accounts. There is also included in this collection a transcript from a Nova special ���¯���¿���½Why America Burns���¯���¿���½ and a copy of the 1970 Building Code.