The Takeover of Wyatt Earp

Learn more about Dodge City, the wickest town in the American west, on this new Unknown History miniseries hosted by author Tom Clavin.

Tom Clavin, Author of Dodge City
1-minute read
Episode #44


You may have heard of Wyatt Earp before, known as the frontier lawman of the American West. Surviving countless gunfights, he may seem aggressive, but Wyatt's demeanor was actually very toned back. He became a master at impressing and intimidating people through his looks. These tricks led him to Dodge City, Kansas, the most violent town in the West, in the hopes to restore order.

Here's the second installment of the Unknown History podcast featuring guest host Tom Clavin, where he talks about his book Dodge City.  Listen in the top right hand player or on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or Spotify to learn more about:

  • Wyatt's appearance

  • Why Wyatt came to Dodge City 

  • How he became the Dodge City Marshall

Pick up a copy of Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West, from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, Booksamillion, or iBooks--or if you prefer to listen, check out the audiobook on Audible. Check out a special bonus audiobook clip below: