Robert M. Utley

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Robert M. Utley is a writer and historian of the American West who served as the chief historian of the National Park Service. Utley has written over a dozen books on the West, from Billy the Kid: A Short and Violent Life, released in 1989, to Lone Star Justice: The First Century of the Texas Rangers, released in 2002. In 2004 University of Oklahoma Press released his memoirs, titled Custer and Me: A Historian's Memoir.

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June 1971

Twenty years after the Little Bighorn— what happened to a fighting people

December 1974

CAUGHT BETWEEN TWO CULTURES, A YOUNG SIOUX SOUGHT TO MAKE HIMSELF A HERO—BY KILLING AN ARMY OFFICER

June/July 2002

There have never been many of them, and they haven’t always behaved well. But for more than a century now, they’ve been one of the most famous law-enforcement out fits in the world.

November/December 2004