Rocky Mountain Christmas: John Monnett and his Yuletide Stories

 MERRY CHRISTMAS!! This month I’m interviewing historian and author John Monnett about his book Rocky Mountain Christmas: Yuletide Stories of the West, published in 1987. Monnett filled the book with everything from the “Bill of Fare” John Fremont’s men “enjoyed” for Christmas dinner in 1848, to what prairie pioneers gave each other when pickings were slim.  …

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Kit Carson, Blood and Thunder: An interview with Hampton Sides

Americans eager to follow the path of American conquest need to read “Blood and Thunder,” an historical narrative about Kit Carson, his life and times.

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