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    David Crockett: The Lion of the West

    In his book Michael Wallis recalls the life of frontiersmen and politician David ‘Davy’ Crockett (1786-1836). Mr. Wallis reports on Davy Crockett’s childhood in eastern Tennessee and his…

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    The Best Land Under Heaven

    Michael Wallis talked about his book, The Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny, his history of America’s westward expansion through the ill-fated journey…

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    Cyrus Avery and the History of Route 66

    Michael Wallis, author of Route 66: The Mother Road, talked about Tulsa, Oklahoma, native Cyrus Avery and his vision for Route 66. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Panel Discussion on The Alamo

    Authors James Donovan, The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo - and the Sacrifice that Forged a Nation, Stephen Harrigan, The Gates of the Alamo, and Michael Wallis, David…

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    After Words with Michael Wallis

    Michael Wallis talked about his book Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride, published by W.W. Norton. Billy the Kid (1859-1881) is synonymous with the folklore of the America West as an outlaw who came to…

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