AOT #285: Michael Wallis Podcasts David Crockett: The Lion of the West
Michael Wallis, the bestselling author of Route 66, Billy the Kid, and Pretty Boy, is the host of the PBS series “American Roads,” and the voice of the Sheriff in the animated Pixar feature Cars. Wallis reads from and discusses his new book David Crockett: The Lion of the West. Steeped in legend, shrouded in folklore, the real David Crockett, American frontiersman and cultural icon, finally emerges in this engrossing biography. Wallis’s David Crockett is more than a riveting story. It is a revelatory, authoritative biography that separates fact from fiction, providing us with an extraordinary evocation of a true American hero and the rough-and-tumble times in which he lived.