True West November 2020
True West November 2020

VIVA ZAPATA!

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Features

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The Mexican Revolution’s Mata Hari

The true story of the mysterious and elusive Helene Pontipirani

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Cap & Ball Six-Guns: A Smoke-Filled Adventure

Firearms fans are finding old-timey black powder revolver replicas offer a "time travel" shooting experience.

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¡Viva Zapata! ¡Tierra y Libertad!

A century AFTER the end of the Mexican revolution, revolutionary Emiliano Zapata still inspires political reform and justice.

Departments

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Wyatt’s Stallion, the Apache Kid and the Code of the West

What became of Wyatt Earp’s horse, Dick Naylor? When did the first autos appear in the Wild West towns? There is a U.S. National Forest map “The Apache Kid Wilderness” that shows the Apache Kid’s gravesite. Is that accurate? And more.

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Home On The Range Cabin “…And The Skies Are Not Cloudy All Day”

Going “home” to a sweet moment in American history.

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Eyewitness To Mayhem?

Did Big Nose Kate watch the Tombstone shootout?

What History Has Taught Me: Silas Hite

Silas Hite, Composer, Musician, Artist

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Western Roundup November 2020

Western events for November 2020

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Guns of Mexico’s Freedom Fighters

During Mexico’s 1910 Revolution, rebel forces fought with muzzle-loaders, lever-action and bolt-action repeaters—even machine guns.

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Combate De Los Malamigos (The Battle Of Bad Friends)

Villa vs Calles: With friends like these, who needs enemies? Pancho gets whipped and three of his adversaries become president of Mexico!

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Peak to Peak

Bold. Inspirational. Sacred. Rugged.

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They Earned A Living On Their Feet

Women of grit and grace brought home cooking to their restaurants across the West.

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Earl Holliman

One of Hollywood’s finest gentlemen of the silver screen recalls his early career in Westerns.

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Austin, Nevada

The Old West is alive in the friendliest town on the loneliest highway.

Western Books & Movies

Last Ride Across Hi-Lo

Max Evans’s final novel The King of Taos, a literary Western, and new biographies of outlaws Cherokee Bill and Willis Newton.

The Horizon West

Western book publishing is experiencing a banner year in 2020 despite the pandemic.

More In This Issue

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Pancho Villa And The El Paso Connection

¡Ay Chihuahua! How this strategic U.S. town launched the Mexican Revolution.