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Jesse James: Legend is better than the facts (Part 6)

(This is the final and sixth part of our Special Report on Jesse James. Please read the complete series here.) “Jesse he has gone down To the Old Man’s town, Intending to do as he pleased; But he will rebel […]

Jesse James: Legend is better than the facts (Part 6)

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(This is the final and sixth part of our Special Report on Jesse James. Please read the complete series here.) “Jesse he has gone down To the Old Man’s town, Intending to do as he pleased; But he will rebel […]

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Jesse James via Hollywood (Part 5)

Photo above:  Robert Ford (John Ireland) shoots Jesse in the 1949 I Shot Jesse James. (This is the fifth part in our series on Jesse James. Please read the rest

Jesse James: How the myths became legend (Part 4)

“Jesse James is the only American bandit who is classical, who is to this country what Robin Hood or Dick Turpin is to England, whose exploits are so close

Jesse James: His violent education (Part 3)

This is the third part in our seires on Jesse James. Please read the the previous articles here.  “The world around us is made of matchsticks and rye straw. I am telling you,

Jesse James: Dad and more importantly Mom (Part 2)

Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of stories about Jesse James. The previous stories of this special report can be read here. “She like all the best

Unpacking Jesse James (Part 1)

Stephen Goode sits on front porch of James' farmhouse. Photo by Ray Petersen. Part l:    VISITING JESSE JAMES’ FARM “To travel is to make contact with certain places that evoke our own

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