This week’s show takes place in Medora, North Dakota. Medora is known as the location of Theodore Roosevelt’s two Bad Lands ranches. It’s also where the Marquis de Mores attempted to send processed beef back east.
Marquis de Mores
Marquis de Mores Chateau
We talk to locals about Theodore Roosevelt’s and the Marquis’ experience in Medora.
The second half of the show is a conversation with author Chuck Parsons about John Barclay Armstrong. Among other things, Texas Ranger John Armstrong followed John Wesley Harden to Florida, arrested him, and brought him back to Texas for trial.
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August 6 - 12
During this week’s show we’ll be talking to Bob Nelson, the owner of the Nelson Museum of the West, a great Western museum in Cheyenne, WY.
We’ll also be talking to Bob Alexander about his book “Lawmen, Outlaws & SOB’s II.”
During the second half of the show Dakota will be giving a call to Jim MacGregor about an event that took place in August, John Wesley Harden’s killing of a man for snoring. You’ll really enjoy this one.
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July 30 - August 5
While at the WOLA Roundup at Cheyenne, Wyoming Dakota talked to author, Paul Cool about the El Paso Salt War. This is a deadly event that took place during the period of Texas’ gaining independence and their becoming a state.
Scene of the El Paso Salt War
Dakota was also able to talk to Gary Roberts about an Old West character that intrigues both Dakota and Gary, Doc Holliday. During their conversation some interesting information is shared.