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  • State Champion: Bill O’Neal

    With two new books in 2018, Texas state historian Bill O’Neal is burnishing an already epic frontier legacy.

  • The Family Ranch

    Determined to keep their family ranch, Wyoming brothers Cody and Chase Lockhart have created a Jackson Hole niche: local beef.

  • Gear Up and Get Out There

    From wild rides to lazy luxury, our correspondents head out for open-air adventures in Missouri’s hills and lakes, Oregon’s sandy beach, and Colorado’s Rocky Mountain splendor.

Top Seat

After 40 years, former bronc rider Dave Dahl still excels in the rodeo world as one of the best saddlemakers anywhere.

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Clever Warriors, Horrible Violence

From the 1539 Hernando de Soto expedition to the Battle of Bear Valley in 1918, the visually impressive and densely informative “The Indian Wars” takes the reader through the stories of resistance, the stories of conflicts between empires and within tribes, and the stories of conquest and survival.

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John Wayne Fans Rejoice

Get an in-depth look at the life of a legend with a Duke-inspired exhibition, “John Wayne: The Genuine Article.”

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Camp John Marc

With horseback riding, archery, fishing, zip-lining, ropes courses, and more, this summer camp in the Texas Hill Country offers camaraderie and outdoors fun to kids living with physical challenges and chronic illness.

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Native Americans in the Civil War

In the midst of a war fought on land that once was theirs, over a nation that denied them citizenship, Native Americans found themselves faced with a dubious decision: Whose side should they be fighting for?

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The Doctor in the Dirt

Professional Bull Riders medical director Tandy Freeman has earned bull riders’ trust by balancing their safety in an exceptionally dangerous sport and their need to make a living.

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