A Pardon for Billy the Kid? New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson Weighs the History

It's a duel right out of the Wild, Wild West. After announcing he's considering granting a posthumous pardon to legendary outlaw Billy the Kid, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has made himself a target of the descendants of Pat Garrett. The former sheriff of Lincoln County is believed to have shot the historical figure down 129 years ago. Despite his criminal background, Billy the Kid has been a celebrated folk hero for decades. The legend of the likeable gunslinger that died with his boots...Full Story
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