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American Experience

Billy the Kid

Season 24 Episode 1 | 53m 8s

A fascinating look at the myth and the man behind it, who, in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan boy to the most feared man in the West and an enduring western icon.

Aired: 01/09/12

Expired: 01/07/15

Rating: NR

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For Season 24 of American Experience, exclusive corporate funding is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance, major funding by The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS stations.