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01.02.2014 | | Posted at 01:19 PM
By David Luhrssen
  Liberalism has often floundered this century against the right. Maybe one reason is that liberals stand on political platforms while rightists ride with the foundational myth of America as a frontier land of rugged cowboys. Douglas Brode maintains in his invigorating study, Dream West: Politics and Religion in Cowboy Movies (University of Texas Press), that the right ha...
Monday, June 17, 2013

The True Story of Wyatt Earp

 Primarily as a result of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Wyatt Earp is rooted into the American dream of the Old West. Few know that his ashes were buried in a Jewish Cemetery in 1929. Ann Kirschner’s well-researched