Larry Ball talked the life and legacy of westerner Tom Horn, who lived from 1860 to 1903. Mr. Ball described Horn’s work as a gunman for the Pinkerton Detective Agency and Wyoming Cattlemen’s Association, as well as his murder conviction and execution in 1903. Mr. Ball spoke at the New Mexico History Museum.
Watch the video here…http://www.c-span.org/video/?320611-1/life-tom-horn
John L. Kessell is the winner of the 2013 Weber-Clements Prize for Best Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America
John L. Kessell, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of New Mexico, is the winner of the 2013 Weber-Clements Prize for Best Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America, for his volume Miera y Pacheco: A Renaissance Spaniard in Eighteenth-Century New Mexico.