Greatest American Lawman of the Early 20th Century
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1110 , Segment 1
Episode: Legendary Texas Ranger (originally aired April 20, 2021)
- Jul 29, 2021 7:00 pm
- 52:47 mins
Best known for killing Bonnie and Clyde, Frank Hamer worked as a prohibition officer, fought in the Bandit Wars, and protected minorities from lynching. He was so respected that he was called out of retirement to verify charges of ballot-stuffing in the election of LBJ as a senator from Texas. Guest: John Boessenecker, San Francisco trial lawyer, former police officer, and author of "Texas Ranger: The Epic Life of Frank Hamer, the Man Who Killed Bonnie and Clyde"