May 2014

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Brand New Buffalo Bills

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Buffalo Bill Goosed the World’s Fair

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A Bloody Barbed-Wire Battle

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16 Historical Destinations That Will Make You Weep

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Hideout Hijinks

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Troubled Tom Horn

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10 Myths About TOM HORN

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Spirit Warriors Rise Up

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The Real Birth of Westerns

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Victoria Wilcox

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In 1960’s The Alamo, Jim Bowie used a seven-barrel pepperbox rifle. Did such a gun exist? And did the real Bowie have one?

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Do any records indicate Wyatt Earp and Wild Bill Hickok met?

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Happy Jack

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A gambler in a high-stakes poker game runs out of money while holding a winning hand of four aces. He asks the players to pause the game so he can get a loan at the bank. Is this Hollywood or a true story?

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Gamblers, Gunfighters & Saloon Girls

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How did “being heeled” come to mean “being armed?”

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Westward Across the Divide

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Was there a female Texas Ranger during the Old West era?

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The Duke: A Legendary Life

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Who is the most popular character the Old West ever produced?

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Robber Baron or Entrepreneur?

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Poverty Croquettes

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Ode to the Cowboys

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SUGARFOOT (SEASON ONE)

Rough Drafts 5/14

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Hunting His Own Kind

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Kansas Cattle Towns, Then and Now

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Twain is Born

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The Curious Murder of Manny Clements

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May 2014 Events

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A True Giant