Five Stars of the Wild West


Clockwise from top left: Annie Oakley, Bill Pickett, Pawnee Bill, Buffalo Bill Cody and Will Rogers All images public domain

It didn't take long for America to romanticize cowboys. Even after most cowboys gave up their spurs, Wild West shows captivated audiences across the country. Tune in and learn more about the stars of Wild West shows, from Buffalo Bill to Annie Oakley.

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Topics in this Podcast: 19th century, American history, The American West, women, entertainment history, biographies, U.S. history