Charles Goodnight http://redriverradio.org en Northwestern State receives grant to research cattleman popularized in 'Lonesome Dove' http://redriverradio.org/post/northwestern-state-receives-grant-research-cattleman-popularized-lonesome-dove <p>A Northwestern State University professor has received a $50,000 grant to publish a three-volume set of the Charles Goodnight papers. Goodnight was one of the most prosperous and prominent cattlemen in the American West. The novel “Lonesome Dove” is a fictionalized account of a Goodnight cattle drive. Northwestern State associate professor of history John Price is sifting through thousands of Goodnight artifacts.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:26:38 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 36359 at http://redriverradio.org Northwestern State receives grant to research cattleman popularized in 'Lonesome Dove'