By Elmer Mcinnes,Lauretta Ritchie-Mcinnes
The dirt Bowl period of Oklahoma was once nonetheless greatly the Wild West, and Bud Ballew used to be its so much arguable and powerful deputy sheriff. He spent a decade chasing criminals, making day-by-day appearances in newspapers, and proving his choice and finesse with a revolver. Bud Ballew participated in additional gun battles than Wyatt Earp and killed extra males than Billy the child. Bud Ballew's tale involves existence in a riveting biography set within the early days of gritty Oklahoma (celebrating its country centennial this year), with never-before-published black-and-white pictures in addition to archival information stories.
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