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If They Move, Kill ’Em


When Sam Peckinpah’s western The Wild Bunch hit the theaters in 1969, it shocked audiences with its frank violence — and it changed the face of western film ever after. Join W.K. Stratton, author of the new book "The Wild Bunch," in conversation with film writer Gregory McNamee and anthropologist Thomas Sheridan, for views of Peckinpah’s era-defining movie half a century later.


Panelists
Gregory McNamee

Gregory McNamee is a writer, journalist, editor, photographer, and publisher. He is the author or title-page editor of 40 books and more than 5,000 periodical publications, including articles, essays, reviews, interviews, editorials, poems and short stories....

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Thomas Sheridan

Thomas Sheridan is a historical and environmental anthropologist who has written or co-edited 14 books and monographs including "Arizona: A History."Hewas Chair of the Canoa Heritage Foundation during the fight to prevent the southern half of the San Ignacio de la Canoa Spanish land grant from being developed....

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W.K. (Kip) Stratton

William Kip Stratton–-friends call him by his middle name--was born in Guthrie, Oklahoma, but has lived much of his life in Texas. Both his mother's and father's families had deep roots in the West. His mother's family homesteaded outside Guthrie during the Great Land Run of 1889....

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