The History Files #79: Cowboys Pt. 3

43 mins - Published Thu, Dec 8, 2016 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

We spent two episodes talking about the origins of the American cowboy, the golden age of the cattle drive, and some of the heroes of the old west. This week – in part three – we talk about the cowboy’s migration from the range to the silver screen and further developments of cowboy culture.

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