Remembering Iowa's Buffalo Bill
Nov 16, 2017
from 06:30 PM to 07:20 PM
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The library and Humanities Iowa will sponsor this program presented by Roy R. Behrens, Professor of Art and Distinguished Scholar at the University of Northern Iowa.
William F. Cody (1846-1917), better known as "Buffalo Bill: was born near LeClaire, Iowa, just north of Davenport. By the end of his life, he had become what some have called "the most famous American in the world. He had been a Pony Express rider, an Army scout, a buffalo hunter for the railroad, and the founder and central attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
This presentation is an overview of Cody's life, both tragic and heroic. It will be a fast-paced and entertaining 45-minute talk, illustrated by projected vintage photographs, film clips, and animated graphics. The program is free to the public.