Lawmen of the Old West
See how men like Daniel Boone, Wyatt Earp and ‘Doc’ Holliday became frontier legends in their quest to keep the peace and stay alive. Witness some of the most infamous events in American history through authentic re-enactments, historical accounts and archived photos. This unique six part documentary series examines the personalities, weapons, tactics and corruption that made outlaws, lawmen, scouts, gunslingers and professional gamblers became American folk heroes.
S01:E01 - Westward Destiny
As the American frontier marched westward there were few courageous souls willing to put their lives on the line to bring law to the lawless. These legendary lawmen are brought to life in this exciting series that details the true story of the men and women who tried to build a good life in a hard world.
S01:E02 - From the Ashes of the Civil War
The upheavals of the Civil War had an aftershock that lasted decades. The James boys and the Youngers are a few of the men who longed and learned from the lawlessness of war. Discover how the daily dangers of war development some of history’s deadliest outlaws.
S01:E03 - The Earp Brothers
Were the Earps really the unblemished heroes of dime novels and old movies, or were they thugs who happened to wear badges? Discover this and more in part three of our journey through The Lawmen of the Old West.
S01:E04 - Tombstone: Outlaw Outpost
They came from all over the West. These were the outlaws seeking haven down by the border. They rustled stock, they mingled with women, and they robbed, killed and pillaged with the boldness of medieval raiders. Discover what changed after the Earp brothers came upon the scene.
S01:E05 - Good vs. Evil
As outlaws refined their trade, so too did the lawmen. Federal or state, town or county, public or private, these men all fought to enforce law and order upon an unruly and violent land.
S01:E06 - The Taming of the West
As the western territories evolved and became states, the Wild West was slowly tamed. However, there were still many challenges for the great Lawmen of the Old West including one of the most celebrated outlaws in all of history, Billy the Kid.