Wild West Interviews
Published: November 26, 2013 at 11:25 am
During the California Gold Rush did Frenchmen really flock west in search of riches? Bien sûr, says author Malcolm Rohrbough in his book Rush to Gold: The French and the California Gold Rush, 1848-1854.
Published: October 01, 2013 at 3:28 pm
Dennis McCown spent the better part of two decades in deep research to reveal the remarkable story of Helen Beulah Mrose and her ties to gunfighter turned lawyer John Wesley Hardin.
Published: July 30, 2013 at 1:23 pm
In his new book The McLaurys in Tombstone, Arizona: An O.K. Corral Obituary, author Paul Lee Johnson examines the little-known McLaury side of the October 1881 gunfight near the O.K. Corral.
Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:21 pm
According to Ann Kirschner, the gunfight at the O.K. Corral was a love story, fought over Josephine Marcus, a woman of beauty and spunk barely out of her teens.
Published: March 30, 2013 at 11:09 pm
Author Mark Smokov brings Wild Bunch outlaw Harvey Logan (aka Kid Curry) out of Butch Cassidy’s shadow.
Published: February 01, 2013 at 2:14 pm
Roy Young is editor of the Wild West History Association Journal and researches the West, including the tales of three Stil(l)wells.
Published: November 30, 2012 at 1:56 pm
Paul Magid has completed one book of an authoritative two-volume biography about General George Crook.
Published: October 02, 2012 at 6:34 pm
Prolific Western writer Chris Enss has delved into the lives of ordinary Westerners, though the extraordinary Custers have also drawn her interest.
Published: August 19, 2012 at 5:45 pm
Wes Cowan blended his fascination with history and love for antiques to create the internationally recognized Cowan's Auctions.
Published: June 02, 2012 at 11:40 am
Retired law officer R. Michael Wilson has a nose for detailing Western robberies, murders and executions.
Published: March 30, 2012 at 10:54 pm
In his new book After Custer, Paul Hedren draws on his extensive knowledge of the Great Sioux War to paint a picture of changing life on the Prairie in the wake of the Little Bighorn.
Published: February 05, 2012 at 8:52 pm
Prolific writer Johnny D. Boggs excels at stories of Jesse James, Billy the Kid, the Civil War, baseball and Western films.
Published: December 02, 2011 at 12:41 pm
California-based author Lee Silva has earned his reputation as a Western historian, Old West firearms expert and Wyatt Earp authority.
Published: October 06, 2011 at 3:10 pm
In his new Encyclopedia of Westward Expansion, Jim Crutchfield ably covers the frontier, from long hunters to the Army of the West.
Published: August 05, 2011 at 4:02 pm
In an early Christmas present for Earp enthusiasts, Santa Claus author Jeff Guinn tackles the O.K. Corral.
Published: June 03, 2011 at 2:55 pm
In his latest book the attorney tracks bandido Tiburcio Vásquez.