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Welcome to the Montana Medicine Show. I'm Derrick strong. Two days after the 1876 battle of the Little Big Horn a terrified 17 year old crow Scout named Curly approached general Alfred Terry's head quarters. He brought news of Custer's defeat the first to reach the outside world. Curly using sign language related the story of Custers doom command. He later admitted I did nothing wonderful. I was not in the fight in time however Curley began billing himself as the sole survivor of Custer's massacre. Historian Steven conifer wrote curly became a skilled raconteur continually embellishing his original story Curly's claims included crawling to safety as the battle raged hiding under a sou blanket hiding under a disembowelled horse. Even trying to persuade a gallant Custer to retreat the scout became a celebrity. Historians newspaper men Hollywood producers and tourists flock to hear his
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Montana Medicine Show: Curly
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KGLT
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KGLT (Bozeman, Montana)
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Producing Organization: KGLT
Publisher: KGLT
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KGLT-FM
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Chicago: “Montana Medicine Show: Curly,” KGLT, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed June 27, 2019, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_309-62f7m65j.
MLA: “Montana Medicine Show: Curly.” KGLT, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. June 27, 2019. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_309-62f7m65j>.
APA: Montana Medicine Show: Curly. Boston, MA: KGLT, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_309-62f7m65j