August 3, 2020
Western Gunslingers with Daniel Seligman*
Monday, August 3, 2020
Meeting ID: 848 4743 2052
The course consists of ten Powerpoint seminars on the life and times of gunslingers who lived in the American West in the late 19th century and are well known in American popular culture. The seminars are broken up into two series: five on the “Good Guys” and another five on the “Bad Guys.”
The American West has been portrayed extensively in westerns and other media and subjected, on the one hand, to broad exaggeration, and, on the other, to a more recent tendency to uninformed debunking. The intent is to present the unvarnished truth, as far as it can be ascertained from historical records.
The Good Guys series consists of the following five seminars: