In the 1930s to 1960s, if you wanted a quick, simple exit from marriage, Reno, Nevada was the place to go. Divorce seekers by the thousands—Eastern socialites, movie stars and housewives—came running to Reno to seek a six-week divorce. Reno was known worldwide as the “Divorce Capital of the World” … and “I’m going to Reno!” became synonymous with “quickie divorce” and “the cure”.
Author Bill McGee experienced this epic era of the contemporary American West firsthand. Click to read more.
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