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Cowboy and Flyboy

Montana rancher Hank Esp learned to fly airplanes in the service and, at 88 years old, he still gets airborne almost every day and horseback any time it’s necessary.

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Watt Matthews: Dean of Texas Cattlemen

Don’t be fooled by the East Coast college diploma—Watt Matthews was a true Westerner.

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Jesse Chisholm

Though neither a rancher nor much of a cowboy, Jesse Chisholm established the most well-known and trafficked cattle trail in American history.

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"Duke"ing it out

Which of the Duke's roles—cowboy or soldier—where his greatest?

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A Cowboy for the Ages

Chris LeDoux brought the grit of the rodeo arena to the bright lights of Nashville.

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Behind the Scenes of "Lonesome Dove"

Audiences remember the epic story and timeless character, but the cast and crew who worked behind the scenes remember a whole lot more. Here are some of their stories.

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