Wyatt Earp

He was portrayed in many films as the lawman who imparted violent justice in the old West. Wyatt Earp walked away from the shootout at the O.K. Corral unscathed. Commentator Gary Joiner remembers the OK Corral gunfight 134 years ago.

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Commentator Gary Joiner profiles Arizona’s most famous lawman Wyatt Earp who went down in history as part of the 1881 gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine

Commentator Gary Joiner profiles a one the Old West's most legendary Law Men and the real history behind the legend.

He was portrayed in many films as the lawman who imparted violent justice in the old West -- walking away from the shootout at the O.K. Corral unscathed. In today's installment of History Matters, commentator Gary Joiner takes us into the life of Wyatt Earp.