American Experience

Buffalo Bill Preview

Preview: Season 20 Episode 3 | 30s

In 1886, Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show played to over one million people in New York City. Behind the extravaganza was one man -- a meager plainsman turned international celebrity and frontier hero, whose meteoric rise to fame was made possible only by his genius, and his hucksterism. His name was William Cody, better known to the world as Buffalo Bill.

Aired: 02/24/08

Rating: NR

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