The Old West – Wild Bill Hickok

Wild Bill Hickok Documentary Biography TV series episode. This is episode 1 of The Old West, an original TV series produced by Westerns On The Web Productions and The Westerns Channel. The Old West is a new historical, documentary, biography, western television series about the real Wild West. This show features people, places and events in the history of the American West. Lawmen, Outlaws, Gunfighters and much more. The real life exploits of James Butler Hickok are what has inspired Movies, TV Shows and Video Games. In this episode of The Old West featuring James Butler Hickok we take a look at his life from an early age. How he became a gunfighter on the frontier in America and many things about Hickok that most people probably do not know. There are also rare photographs and newspaper articles. Wild Bill had many occupations, service in the Union Army as a spy and a detective to becoming a lawman in Hays and Abilene Kansas and his gunslinger gambling days in many western towns including going to the gold rush in Deadwood South Dakota. Wild Bill and Calamity Jane, General George Armstrong Custer, John Wesley Hardin, Willian F. Cody also known as Buffalo Bill Cody and many other United States Old West Outlaws and Characters knew each other. This episode of The Old West is hosted and narrated by Bob Terry.