The Real Gunsmoke: Lawmen and Gunfighters of the Wild West

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The legendary personalities of the “Old West”, have been depicted in movies and on television, for many years. Were the portrayals accurate! This discussion will cover a few of the real villains and heroic law enforcement personalities that played their respective parts in our history of the west. Some of the outlaws covered include: Jesse & Frank James, the Daltons, “Black Jack” Ketchum, Bill Miner, the Youngers, John Wesley Hardin, “Billy the Kid,” “Butch Cassidy” and “The Sundance Kid,” as well as others. Some of the more infamous encounters covered, include the gunfight at the “OK Corral,” the James-Younger Gang’s “Northfield Minnesota Raid,” and the Dalton Gang’s “Coffeyville, Kansas', Raid.” Amongst the more famous lawmen to be discussed include: Wyatt Earp, Batt Masterson, Bill Tilgman, Bass Reeves and “Wild Bill” Hickock. Judges covered will include: Roy Bean (“Law West of the Pecos”), and “Hanging Judge Parker of Fort Smith Arkansas.” Also included will be some of the femme fatale outlaws of the period.

 


 

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

Location
CE South Building

Instructor
John H. Trestrail III 

 

Notice

Please read:  UNM Tuition Remission eligible, under Personal Enrichment

Tuition: 

$20.00


Registration Closes On
Friday, July 21, 2017 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/21/2017 - 7/21/2017 Weekly - Fri 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 109 John H. Trestrail III