Learning the Ropes: The Early Years of a Texas Ranger “Great Captain”

by Joe Pappalardo On July 26, 1887, Sgt. James Brooks listens to the jury foreman declare a guilty verdict with a sinking feeling in his stomach. Today the Texas Ranger, standing in a courtroom in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is one … Read the article The post Learning the Ropes: The Early Years of a Texas […]

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by Joe Pappalardo

On July 26, 1887, Sgt. James Brooks listens to the jury foreman declare a guilty verdict with a sinking feeling in his stomach. Today the Texas Ranger, standing in a courtroom in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is one … Read the article

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