University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

It Happened in Tombstone


Historians discuss the people and events at the O.K. Corral gunfight.


Panelists
John Boessenecker

John Boessenecker is the author of ten books, including The New York Times bestseller, "Texas Ranger: The Epic Life of Frank Hamer, the Man Who Killed Bonnie and Clyde." He has received the Spur Award from Western Writers of America, the Best Book award from Westerners International, and in 2011, 2013 and 2019 True West named him Best Nonfiction Writer....

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Chris Enss

Chris Enss is a New York Times bestselling author, a scriptwriter and comedienne who has written for television and film. She has also performed on cruise ships and on stage. Enss has worked with award-winning musicians, writers, directors, producers and as a screenwriter for Tricor Entertainment, but her passion is for telling the stories of the men and women who shaped the history and mythology of the American West....

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Victoria Wilcox

Victoria Wilcox is the Founding Director of Georgia’s Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House Museum (the antebellum home of the family of Doc Holliday, now a site on the National Register of Historic Places), where she learned the family’s untold stories of their legendary cousin....

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