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The Endless Ride

Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride

by Michael Wallis

Michael Wallis’ book, The Endless Ride, is an interesting piece to discuss. It’s a good book and an easy read, as well being accurate, but it’s not something I would tell everyone to read. 399 more words

New Mexico

Short and Violent

Billy the Kid: A Short and Violent Life

by Robert Utley

By the time Utley first published his comprehensive Billy the Kid biography he had already written two books about the world surrounding The Kid. 493 more words

New Mexico

Saga of Billy the Kid

by Walter Noble Burns

This very well may be the most entertaining book about Billy the Kid that you’ll ever read. It is also probably… 367 more words


Young Guns

Young Guns will draw a lot of different reactions. It was really a pretty popular movie, yet anyone who has studied the true events of Billy the Kid and the Regulators will be quick to express their chagrin at all the inaccuracies. 375 more words

New Mexico

this day in crime history: february 18, 1878

On this date in 1878, 24 year old John Henry Tunstall, an English-born rancher, was shot and killed in Lincoln County, NM. Tunstall’s men, including a young upstart who came to be known as Billy the Kid, vowed revenge. 28 more words

True Crime

On This Day - 23 September 1875 - Billy the Kid is arrested for the first time

While he has Irish connections of his own it is the involvement of William Henry McCarty in an Anglo-Irish war that is of most Irish interest. 778 more words

Roswell, UFOs, and Billy the Kid… The 10,000 Mile Bike Trek

“While working with a camera crew supervising flight testing of advanced aircraft at Edward’s Air Force Base, California, the camera crew filmed the landing of a strange disc object that flew in over their heads and landed on a dry lake nearby. 1,537 more words