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Program Details - The Wild West 2008-03-08 10:30:00

This program is on BBC Two

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Billy the Kid

David Leon stars in this drama-documentary as Billy the Kid - the most notorious gunman in the history of the wild west. The nation's most wanted man, his killing of a county sheriff earned him a death sentence. Yet in his lifetime the Governor of New Mexico secretly promised Billy a pardon. Today the current state Governor is planning a retrial to re-examine the evidence behind Billy's conviction. What is the case for the defense of a man who lived and died by the gun?



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