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Legends of the Old West

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Legends of the Old West

Legends of the Old West

Black Barrel Media

212
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4.6K
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Wyatt Earp, Jesse James, and Butch and Sundance. Lakota, Comanche and Apache. Wars, gunfights and robberies. This show covers the toughest lawmen, the wildest outlaws, and the deadliest towns — all the people and events that shaped the American West.

Latest Episodes

Trailer

Welcome to a new show dedicated to telling the stories of the Old West. Every other week beginning April 1, you'll hear classic tales of the American west and discover others that have faded from memory.

2 MIN2018 MAR 23
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Trailer

The Coffeyville Raid

On October 5th, 1892, the Dalton Gang attempted one of the most daring robberies in the history of the West. Armed with Winchester rifles, they tried to rob two banks at the same time in broad daylight in Coffeyville, Kansas. The result was a running gun battle with the townsfolk that has become legend. Special guest discussion with Bob Boze Bell, Executive Editor of True West Magazine.

33 MIN2018 APR 2
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The Coffeyville Raid

The Baron of Arizona

In the 1880s, James Addison Reavis attempted the greatest land fraud in American history. In a story that crisscrosses the United States and Mexico, and crosses the ocean to Spain, he tried to convince the U.S. government that he owned 18,000 square miles of the Arizona Territory. In the process, he anointed himself the Baron of Arizona.

38 MIN2018 APR 16
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The Baron of Arizona

Texas Rangers (Part One)

From Walnut Creek to the Gulf of Mexico, the early Texas Rangers fought against defiant Native tribes and the Mexican army when the Republic of Texas declared its independence. They were fearless frontiersmen, and in one case, maritime fighters, as well. Here are some of the early stories of the Texas Rangers.

43 MIN2018 APR 30
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Texas Rangers (Part One)

Texas Rangers (Part Two)

Two decades of fighting between Comanches and Texans culminated in the bloodiest year in early Texas history. In 1840, a series of events led to the greatest war party ever formed on the southern plains as the Comanches cut a swath of destruction through central Texas. All the famous Texas Ranger companies united to fight the first major battle between the two sides along a stream south of Austin called Plum Creek.

32 MIN2018 MAY 14
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Texas Rangers (Part Two)

Jesse James — Guerilla War

May 1863. Union soldiers attempt to strangle information out of Jesse James’ stepfather. They succeed, but they also drive 16-year-old Jesse to join the guerilla raiders who rampage through Missouri during the Civil War. Under the leadership of violent captains like William Quantrill and Bloody Bill Anderson, Jesse and his older brother Frank learn tactics they will use to become the most famous outlaws in America.

34 MIN2018 MAY 28
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Jesse James — Guerilla War

Deadwood

Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Seth Bullock and many more flocked to the Black Hills to 1876 to strike it rich. It was a lawless, illegal town in its early days — a hell of a place to make your fortune.

41 MIN2018 JUN 11
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Deadwood

Deadwood — Deep Cuts

EWARNING: The final segment of the episode contains some strong language. It's a mash-up of stories and interviews from Deadwood about Seth Bullock, Sol Star, "Poker" Alice Tubbs, W.E. Adams vs. Al Swearengen and an odd gunfight. Plus, stories from the set of HBO's "Deadwood."

44 MIN2018 JUN 20
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Deadwood — Deep Cuts

Legends Trilogy, Vol. 1

A trio of lesser-known, action-packed stories: a bandit plundered California for 23 years, including robbing an entire town; a sheriff shot it out with a family of killers in Arizona; two brothel owners fought a duel in Denver — naked.

33 MIN2018 JUL 2
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Legends Trilogy, Vol. 1

BONUS: Craig Johnson interview

Craig Johnson, author of the Walt Longmire Mysteries, previews his upcoming novel, "Depth of Winter;" talks about the real-life inspirations for his characters; the Netflix show "Longmire;" and the audiobooks narrated by award winner George Guidall. From the Western Writers of America Convention.

28 MIN2018 JUL 8
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BONUS: Craig Johnson interview

Latest Episodes

Trailer

Welcome to a new show dedicated to telling the stories of the Old West. Every other week beginning April 1, you'll hear classic tales of the American west and discover others that have faded from memory.

2 MIN2018 MAR 23
Comments
Trailer

The Coffeyville Raid

On October 5th, 1892, the Dalton Gang attempted one of the most daring robberies in the history of the West. Armed with Winchester rifles, they tried to rob two banks at the same time in broad daylight in Coffeyville, Kansas. The result was a running gun battle with the townsfolk that has become legend. Special guest discussion with Bob Boze Bell, Executive Editor of True West Magazine.

33 MIN2018 APR 2
Comments
The Coffeyville Raid

The Baron of Arizona

In the 1880s, James Addison Reavis attempted the greatest land fraud in American history. In a story that crisscrosses the United States and Mexico, and crosses the ocean to Spain, he tried to convince the U.S. government that he owned 18,000 square miles of the Arizona Territory. In the process, he anointed himself the Baron of Arizona.

38 MIN2018 APR 16
Comments
The Baron of Arizona

Texas Rangers (Part One)

From Walnut Creek to the Gulf of Mexico, the early Texas Rangers fought against defiant Native tribes and the Mexican army when the Republic of Texas declared its independence. They were fearless frontiersmen, and in one case, maritime fighters, as well. Here are some of the early stories of the Texas Rangers.

43 MIN2018 APR 30
Comments
Texas Rangers (Part One)

Texas Rangers (Part Two)

Two decades of fighting between Comanches and Texans culminated in the bloodiest year in early Texas history. In 1840, a series of events led to the greatest war party ever formed on the southern plains as the Comanches cut a swath of destruction through central Texas. All the famous Texas Ranger companies united to fight the first major battle between the two sides along a stream south of Austin called Plum Creek.

32 MIN2018 MAY 14
Comments
Texas Rangers (Part Two)

Jesse James — Guerilla War

May 1863. Union soldiers attempt to strangle information out of Jesse James’ stepfather. They succeed, but they also drive 16-year-old Jesse to join the guerilla raiders who rampage through Missouri during the Civil War. Under the leadership of violent captains like William Quantrill and Bloody Bill Anderson, Jesse and his older brother Frank learn tactics they will use to become the most famous outlaws in America.

34 MIN2018 MAY 28
Comments
Jesse James — Guerilla War

Deadwood

Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Seth Bullock and many more flocked to the Black Hills to 1876 to strike it rich. It was a lawless, illegal town in its early days — a hell of a place to make your fortune.

41 MIN2018 JUN 11
Comments
Deadwood

Deadwood — Deep Cuts

EWARNING: The final segment of the episode contains some strong language. It's a mash-up of stories and interviews from Deadwood about Seth Bullock, Sol Star, "Poker" Alice Tubbs, W.E. Adams vs. Al Swearengen and an odd gunfight. Plus, stories from the set of HBO's "Deadwood."

44 MIN2018 JUN 20
Comments
Deadwood — Deep Cuts

Legends Trilogy, Vol. 1

A trio of lesser-known, action-packed stories: a bandit plundered California for 23 years, including robbing an entire town; a sheriff shot it out with a family of killers in Arizona; two brothel owners fought a duel in Denver — naked.

33 MIN2018 JUL 2
Comments
Legends Trilogy, Vol. 1

BONUS: Craig Johnson interview

Craig Johnson, author of the Walt Longmire Mysteries, previews his upcoming novel, "Depth of Winter;" talks about the real-life inspirations for his characters; the Netflix show "Longmire;" and the audiobooks narrated by award winner George Guidall. From the Western Writers of America Convention.

28 MIN2018 JUL 8
Comments
BONUS: Craig Johnson interview
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