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Explore the Cinematic West

Want to add some marquee moments to your Western travel experience? Take our show-stopping tour of the real-life places where your favorite Western movie scenes were shot.

By Dan Gagliasso

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At Home with James Pickens Jr.

Hollywood's James Pickens Jr. talks roping, acting, and the importance of giving back.

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The Greatest John Wayne Films

The five films are the best of the best of John Wayne movies!

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Audio Exclusive: Sam Elliott and Val Kilmer Talk "Tombstone"

Contributing editor Amy Herdy recently chatted with both men for the 20th anniversary of the iconic 1993 film. Listen to what they had to say!

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The Lone Ranger Rides Again

When Disney’s The Lone Ranger opens on July 3, a new generation of fans will be introduced to the heroic Texas Ranger and his American Indian compadre. Peter Bronski interviews the main players and evaluates the enduring influence of this great character.

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Print the Legend

“Sometimes history is so difficult to comprehend that we require fiction to make it understandable.” So it goes with the Old West. Several Western films, with no basis in historical fact, may actually capture the spirit of the frontier more effectively than do those movies made about actual people and events.

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Western Writers of America Announces 2013 Spur Awards

Since 1953, Western Writers of America has recognized the finest in Western literature with the prestigious Spur Awards. Their 2013 winners represent the year's best in Western writing.

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