Monthly Archives: January 2016

Norton 1: The Emperor of the Untied States – CWJ072

It’s true! His name was Joshua Abraham Norton and, in 1859, he proclaimed himself the Emperor of the United States. One of his first acts as an Emperor was to abolish congress! He is fondly remembered in San Francisco. So … Continue reading

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Stories of Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid – CWJ071

Dawn Kelley returns to follow up on our conversation about Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid. Two week ago, she told us of the factual errors in the film; this week she gives us a greater insight to just who … Continue reading

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The Carroll A. Deering Mystery – CWJ070

It was the pride schooner of the G.G. Deering Company, launched on April 4, 1919. It was a 5-masted wooden ship, named after the owner’s son. Returning from Rio de Janeiro after delivering coal, something went wrong. What was it, … Continue reading

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The Film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid – CWJ069

On this weeks show, Dawn Kelley joins me for a conversation on the film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Just how much artistic license did the makers of this film take with the real story? How much of the … Continue reading

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