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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… read more

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 many childhood adventures that became fodder for his renowned stories of living on the frontier as well as his election to Congress as a representative from Tennessee in 1826. Davy Crockett was killed at the Battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836. Speaking at a Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver, he also talked about his book about Pretty Boy Floyd and the historical panorama The Wild West: 365 Days. That book was co-authored by his wife, who read passages. Mr. Wallis also responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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David Crockett: The Lion of the West

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Program ID:
300869-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Denver, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Aug 06, 2011 | 2:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 01, 2018 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Aug 06, 2011 | 2:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 2:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 08, 2011 | 6:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2011 | 8:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 12, 2011 | 12:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Aug 13, 2011 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 15, 2011 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 2011 | 4:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 2011 | 4:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 24, 2018 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 2018 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 01, 2018 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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