Wild Bill: Marksman And Marked Man

He's the face of the Old West - dashing, daring and deadly. James Butler Hickok was the most famous sharpshooter of his era, always eager to tell his story, whether true or not. As his tales "went viral" in the newspapers of the day, Wild Bill played every adventurous role one could find on the frontier: Indian fighter, gambler, lawman, prospector, and scout - always spinning more tales for an America clamoring for heroes. It all proved too good to be true when ultimately, his legend became a fatal burden. Wild Bill is played by All My Children star Walt Willey. Featured interviewee: David Milch, creator of Deadwood.

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