American Experience

Billy the Kid - Preview

Preview: Season 24 Episode 2 | 30s

An outlaw with a deadly reputation, Billy the Kid was gunned down by an ambitious sheriff on July 14, 1881. First demonized by the lawman who killed him, the Kid was soon mythologized by a never-ending stream of dime store romances and big-screen dramas.

Aired: 01/09/12

Rating: NR

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