Book Discussion on Wyatt Earp and Coeur d'Alene Gold
Jerry Dolph talked about the book he co-authored with Arthur Randall, Wyatt Earp and Coeur d’Alene Gold, as well as the history of… read more
Jerry Dolph talked about the book he co-authored with Arthur Randall, Wyatt Earp and Coeur d’Alene Gold, as well as the history of mining in Idaho. Wyatt Earp arrived in Coeur d’Alene during the winter of 1884. Like many others, Earp hoped to strike it rich in gold mining in the Idaho Territory.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, from November 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
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