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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.

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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.

    THREE GUARDSMEN | Heck Thomas: “Fort Worth Detective Association”

    THREE GUARDSMEN | Heck Thomas: “Fort Worth Detective Association”

    Henry Thomas, Jr., better known as Heck Thomas, was a young lawman in Georgia before he caught what he called “a severe case of Texas fever.” He became an express messenger on a railroad and then a self-made detective. He squared off with notorious outlaws like Sam Bass and the Lee Brothers, and earned a reputation that led him to Oklahoma Territory as a Deputy U.S. Marshal.

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    • 31 min
    THREE GUARDSMEN | Heck Thomas: “Tracking the Dalton Gang”

    THREE GUARDSMEN | Heck Thomas: “Tracking the Dalton Gang”

    The Dalton Gang plagued Oklahoma Territory in the early 1890s. After the disastrous Coffeyville Raid, the gang reformed as the Doolin-Dalton Gang, with Bill Doolin at the helm. The U.S. Marshals hired a legion of deputies, including Chris Madsen and Bill Tilghman, to bring down the gang, and Heck Thomas dealt the final blow when he cornered Bill Doolin in 1896.

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    • 31 min
    THREE GUARDSMEN | Chris Madsen: “Soldier of Fortune”

    THREE GUARDSMEN | Chris Madsen: “Soldier of Fortune”

    Chris Madsen was a Danish immigrant with a colorful past, but one thing was certain: he loved action. When he moved to America, he joined the Fifth Cavalry and fought on the Northern Plains for nearly 15 years. Then, he traded his uniform for a Deputy U.S. Marshal badge and started chasing bandits across Oklahoma Territory.

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    • 30 min
    ENCORE I DODGE CITY: “Bat Masterson, Hunter & Hero”

    ENCORE I DODGE CITY: “Bat Masterson, Hunter & Hero”

    Bat Masterson hunts buffalo in western Kansas. He fights in the Second Battle of Adobe Walls. He plays a key role in an Army rescue mission. He meets his lifelong friend, Wyatt Earp. And the journeys of both young men lead them toward an up-and-coming cowtown called Dodge City.
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    • 31 min
    ENCORE I DODGE CITY: “Wyatt Earp, Lawman & Legend”

    ENCORE I DODGE CITY: “Wyatt Earp, Lawman & Legend”

    Wyatt Earp crisscrosses the West as a stagecoach driver, a teamster and a lawman. He experiences tragedy and triumph, and he builds a reputation as a relentless lawman. By the summer of 1876, he and his friend Bat Masterson are on patrol in Dodge City with an all-star cast of legendary lawmen.
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    • 29 min
    ENCORE I DODGE CITY: “Wicked Town”

    ENCORE I DODGE CITY: “Wicked Town”

    Wyatt Earp meets Doc Holliday while trailing outlaws to Texas. In Dodge, Bat Masterson takes a new law job and his older brother, Ed, becomes town marshal. But Ed’s life is in danger. In the first six months, he finds himself in two gunfights, and the second has tragic consequences.
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    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
2.4K Ratings

2.4K Ratings

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Loving it

This podcast explores the old west in great detail with all the story’s you know and love along with some you may never heard of.

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A lot of great detail in this podcast. If you love the Ww give it a listen!

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