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#32 - Summer of 1876: A Tapestry of History, Old West Legends, & Baseball's Birth with Chris Wimmer

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Join us as we saddle up with historian, author, and podcaster Chris Wimmer to explore the rich tapestry of the Old West in the summer of 1876. From the infamous Custer's Last Stand to the birth of professional baseball, Chris offers a glimpse into key events that shaped a nation. We'll also journey into the minds of Western legends like Wyatt Earp and Wild Bill Hickok, the chaotic Northfield Bank robbery, and the passion for Western fiction and culture. Tune in to discover how the American mythos was forged in the fiery crucible of the West, and catch a preview of exciting new projects that promise to breathe life into revolutionary tales.

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