True West August 2019


How The Real Outlaws Who Rode And Robbed From Montana To Bolivia Became Heroes.

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The Best of Butch’s Wild Bunch

How the real outlaws who rode and robbed from Montana to Bolivia became cinema heroes.

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High Country Adventure

Discover the Old West while relaxing in 10 of our favorite cool, mountain getaways.

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Queen of the Wild Bunch

Ethel "Etta" Place and The Sundance Kid's outlaw love affair.

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A Legend is Born

How a Pennsylvania kid went west, became The Sundance Kid and joined Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch.

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Butch & Sundance & Pike & Dutch

How two films from the summer of '69 changed westerns forever.


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Ask the Marshall

Was the Civil War Vintage LeMat Revolver Ever Modified to take Brass Cartridges?

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The Frontier’s Movable Kitchen

Traditional chuck wagon cooking can be enjoyed at a local festival or right at home.

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1911 Pistol Goes Western

Used in the West of early 1990s, the classic auto pistol looks right at home in frontier-style gunleather.

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How Did Frontier Explorers and Residents Deal with Ticks and Chiggers?

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The Adventures of Calamity Jane

Discover the wild woman of the West in a circuitous tour of Wyoming, South Dakota and Montana.

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Moran Masterpiece Tops in Scottsdale

Western art is alive and well at the annual Arizona auction.

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Ask the Marshall

Who was in Charge of Keeping Western Streets Clean?

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Ask the Marshall

Did Jim Bowie have his Famous Knife at the Alamo?

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Ann Bassett, Colorado’s Cattle Queen

She fought outlaws, gunmen and rustlers...and won.

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Placerville, California

Discover the historic gold rush community and its glittering history.

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Pueblo Grande Celebrates 90 Years

Phoenix's archaeological gem protects the area's first city.

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Battle for the Promised Land

Missourians weren't exactly welcoming to an influx of Mormons.

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The End of The Line

Two "Americanos" vs a Uyuni Posse.

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Ask the Marshall

How Far Apart Were Water Holes and Stations?

Western Books & Movies

Blood, Love and Brotherhood

W.K. Stratton's The Wild Bunch sets a new standard for film-biography, and new biographies of an Army scout and Estaban, the diary of pioneer John Benton Hart and a novelized memoir of outlaw Cole Younger.