West Like Lightning

West Like Lightning

Constant Wonder

The Pony Express

Episode: The Pony Express

  • Jan 28, 2021 7:00 pm
  • 27:00 mins

The Pony Express had a life span of a mere 18 months. Devised as a means of gaining a monopoly on delivery services in the West, the Pony Express captivated users with its speed and spirit. Young riders embodied adventure and endurance, and many grew into notable legends, including Buffalo Bill. Guest: Jim Defelice, author of some fifty fiction and non-fiction books, including "West Like Lightning: The Brief, Legendary Ride of the Pony Express"