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Billy the Kid, circa 1873 - 1881. Ben Wittick. Wikimedia Commons.

Billy the Kid, circa 1873 - 1881. Ben Wittick. Wikimedia Commons.

SO MANY BILLY THE KID STORIES—ANY LESSONS IN THEM?

Mon, Apr 1, 2024, 10:18am | By Richard Etulain

More has been written about Billy the Kid than any other New Mexican.  He also rivals Jesse James and General George Custer as the most-written-about figure of the Old West.  And dozens of books and...

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AIMING FOR THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD

Sat, Jul 2, 2022, 1:27pm | By Richard Etulain

The noted Western novelist and historian Wallace Stegner once wrote, "I have been convinced for a long time that what is mistakenly called middle of the road is actually the most radical and difficult...

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Credit: Billy the Kid, circa 1873 - 1881. Ben Wittick. Wikimedia Commons

A DIFFERENT KIND OF BILLY THE KID 

Thu, Jun 30, 2022, 11:00am | By Richard Etulain

Billy the Kid is the most-written-about New Mexican. Most of the nearly 1,000 books and essays about Señor Billy picture him as a villain, hero, or combination...

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