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

Remember the O.K. Corral's Last Stand?


Best-selling historians Stephen Harrigan, John Bossenecker and James Donovan have re-examined three keystone events from Western history: the Alamo, O.K. Corral and Little Bighorn. Why are we still fascinated by them? Let's ask!


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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James Donovan

James Donovan is the founder and president of Jim Donovan Literary, a literary agency in Dallas. His books include "The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation," "Custer and the Little Bighorn" and "A Terrible Glory," which spent three weeks on the New York Times bestseller list....

Stephen Harrigan

Stephen Harrigan is a longtime writer for Texas Monthly and the author of eleven books of fiction and nonfiction. His writing has been honored with the Texas Christian University Texas Book Award, the Western Heritage Award from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, the Spur Award for Best Novel of the West and the James Fenimore Cooper Prize from the Society of American Historians....

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