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Stories of the Century – Sam Bass (1954)

Sam Bass was a bank robber in the 1870’s in San Francisco until he was caught and shot by the Texas Rangers in 1878. Dan Haggerty plays the role of Sam Bass. Jim Davis, who would later play Jock Ewing on the Dallas TV series plays Matt Clark, railroad detective.

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Stories of the Century – Cattle Kate (1954)

Matt Clark is a railroad detective whose assignment is to track down and bring to justice the most notorious criminals in the history of the Old West with the aid of his beautiful assistant Frankie Adams. In this episode he goes after Cattle Kate, a Wyoming rustler suspected of murder.

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Stories of the Century – Quantrill’s Raiders (1954)

The Union called them bushwhackers, the Confederacy called them “Quantrill’s Rangers”. This weeks episode explores the issue with Matt Clarke, railroad detective.