Series: Wild West
A time of notorious outlaws, gunfighters-turned-sheriffs and frontier justice, the Wild West has proved a fertile ground for stories of heroism and triumph over adversity to grow. From the most famous outlaw of them all, Billy the Kid to vengeful lawman Wyatt Earp audiences have been captivated by these legends. But what of the men behind the myths - and the truth? Blending fast-paced drama with the latest archaeological, forensic and ballistic research, this series brings the truth to life. Was General Custer little more than an inept, vain man, the Battle of Little Bighorn nothing more than an attempt to further his career? Which side of the law was Wyatt Earp really on? And, find out why the Governor of New Mexico is today considering a pardon for Billy the Kid.