Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Feb 19: Slaughter On TV

On this day in 1960, the television series Walt Disney Presents aired the episode "Texas John Slaughter: Apache Friendship" on ABC.
The "Texas John Slaughter" episodes ran from 1958 to 1961 and starred actor Tom Tryon in the title role. The character was based upon an actual historical figure - John Slaughter - who was a lawman, Civil War soldier, cattleman, and gambler.
"Apache Friendship" was the 11th Slaughter episode.

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