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On gunfights, U.S. colonialism, and studying the American West on the East Coast.

On gunfights, U.S. colonialism, and studying the American West on the East Coast

“Wild Bill” Hickok shot down Davis Tutt 150 years ago in the first quick-draw gunfight of the American West. Yale historian John Mack Faragher answers questions about gunfights in the American West, and how the West is a window into American history.

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