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In the 1890s, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid exploits — robbing banks and trains in the West and then seemingly vanishing into thin air — became national news and the basis of rumors and myth. But who were Robert Leroy Parker and Harry Alonzo Longabaugh and how did they come together to form the Wild Bunch gang? AMERICAN EXPERIENCE airs Tuesday, February 11 at 9 pm on WSKG-HD.

~The Wild Bunch~ Left to right seated: Harry A. Longabaugh (Sundance Kid), Ben Kilpatrick (The Tall Texan), and Robert Leroy Parker (Butch Cassidy). Left to right standing: Will Carver and Harvey Logan (Kid Curry).

Etta Place: Born 1878, was a companion of the famous American outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (real names Robert LeRoy Parker and Harry Alonzo Longabaugh). The Pinkerton Detective Agency traced her to Fort Worth in Texas and to the St. Louis World Fair, but failed to arrest them before she returned to Argentina.

Etta Place: Born was a companion of the famous American outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

Charles Siringo - He "rid the Chisholm trail" driving 2,000 head of cattle from Austin to Kansas, knew old Tascosa when it was home to raucous saloons, red Light districts, and a fair share of violence; he led a posse of cowboys in pursuit of Billy the Kid, later became a Pinkerton detective. Then he wrote a first hand account about his life that is a recognized true classic of Texas history, called A Texas Cowboy.

Charles Siringo - He "rid the Chisholm trail" driving head of cattle from Austin to Kansas, knew old Tascosa when it was home to raucous saloons, red Light districts, and a fair share of violence; he led a posse of cowboys in pursuit of Billy the Ki

Belle Starr. Female western outlaw

Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr, aka Belle Starr, was a notorious American outlaw, born in Carthage, Missouri.

A young Sundance Kid with his father. The little boy would die in South America.

A young Sundance Kid with his father. The little boy would die in South America.

Matt Warner, longest survivor of the Wild Bunch...

Matt Warner, longest survivor of the Wild Bunch.

Robert Andrew "Clay" Allison, gunfighter: New Mexico, Bad Boy: Once asked what he did for a living, He replied, " I'm a shootist". legendsofamerica.com

Known for his mercurial personality and violent temper, Clay Allison was a gunfighter who is remembered as one of the most notorious and downright deranged outlaws of the Old West.

Sam Bass and fellow train robbers.

Sam Bass and fellow train bandits pose in a rediscovered photo, taken between 1874 and 1876 while Sam (center) was racing his infamous Denton Mare. Left is very likely Jim Murphy, whose eye condition ultimately contributed to his death.

Real-Life Django, Bass Reeves: The legendary African-American Wild West marshal who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans Reeves became a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38 During his 32-year career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested 3,000 felons, killed 14 men and was never shot

The Baddest Lawman You Never Heard Of: Bass Reeves

Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans. Reeves became a Deputy U. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38 During his career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested felons, killed 14 men and was never shot.

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