Monday, May 31, 2021
Any 1950’s kid who ever donned a cowboy hat and strapped on a six-shooter cap pistol remembers the theme song to The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. It was a TV show that ran (in glorious black and white) from 1955 to 1961. Starring the cool and handsome Hugh O’Brian, the series traced Earp’s career as a deputy town marshal in Ellsworth, Kansas, all the way to his time in Tombstone, Arizona, and the infamous gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
While not lasting as many years as either of them, Wyatt Earp premiered before both Gunsmoke and Cheyenne, providing three shoot-em-up TV westerns to “enrich” the minds of all those impressionable adolescents during the 1950s.
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This is 11 hours and I have only started it. Start around 13 minutes and put up with the music as this seems worthwhile.
Trying to redeem himself, I guess.
“it may no longer be fair, practical or even constitutional to provide publicly funded education solely through the vehicle of state-funded schools.”
Former Attorney General Bill Barr criticized what he described as the public schools’ changes in ideology and questioned the constitutionality of funding such public institutions during a speech earlier this month.
The story: Barr made the comments at the Council for National Policy’s annual gathering, where he received an award from the Alliance Defending Freedom.
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