Episode 124: Billy the Kid
Guest: James B. Mills
Monday, December 19, 2022
This Week on History Happy Hour: Few outlaws in the Old West achieved such lasting and far-reaching fame as Billy the Kid. But how do you separate the man from the myth? Our guest this week has left no stone unturned in his twenty-year quest to tell the complete the flesh-and-blood human being named Henry McCarty, alias William H. Bonney.
Chris and Rick welcome James B. Mills, the author of Billy the Kid, El Bandido Simpático. A rising young writer from Australia, Mills has won the praise of many veteran western historians for his groundbreaking work.
JAMES B. MILLS was born in 1983 and resides in Australia. He has studied the American frontier and numerous other areas of history since childhood. He has published numerous articles for True West and Wild West magazines.