Thomas Powers: "The Killing of Crazy Horse" (Rebroadcast)
Crazy Horse has been called the greatest Native American warrior of the 19th century. His victory over General Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876 was a bitter defeat for the frontier army of the American West. Volumes have been written about that famous fight, yet the legendary chief remains a mystery. No photograph of him exists, and the circumstances of his death have been mired in controversy for more than a century. Most accounts of his story have been told from a white man's perspective. A new narrative details the Battle of Little Bighorn and Crazy Horse's final moments through the eyes of Native Americans and soldiers alike.
author of "The Man Who Kept the Secrets," "Heisenberg's War," "Thinking About the Next War," "The War at Home," "Diana" and the novel "The Confirmation."
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