The Real Al Swearengen: Part 1

Al Swearengen has become a widely-recognized figure in the time of the Black Hills gold rush. While his notoriety comes from his famous saloon, his early experiences as a pioneer child, 100-days man and apprentice barkeep all informed his later life.

Topics in this Podcast: American history, 19th century, fraud, Crime, outlaws, The American West, Al Swearengen, biographies, U.S. history