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A Texan Tall Tale

Final Line on Wild Bill Longley
Listen to this CBC Radio interview with the Smithsonian's Doug Owsley on how he solved the mystery of Wild Bill Longley.

Scientists Unravel Mystery of Texas Outlaw
An article in the Houston Chronicle about Doug Owsley and his search for the remains of Wild Bill.

Longley, William Preston
This entry in the Handbook of Texas details the life of Wild Bill. Includes a bibliography.

Home Page of Dr. Brooks Ellwood
Learn more about this geologist and geoarcheologist at Louisiana State University who worked closely with Doug Owsley in locating Wild Bill.

 
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What Happened at Jamestown?  
  Time Travelers  
  A Texan Tall Tale  
  The Real Pyramid Builders  
  City of Gold  
 
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