The newspapers didn’t report it at the time. But on May 28 back in 1902, the cowboy was born as an American cultural icon when Owen Wister’s The Virginian was published.
And by shaping Americans’ self-image, the world’s view of their country, and the aspirations of millions of American boys to grow up brave, tough, honourable, laconic and deadly it had more impact on the United States and the world than any number of self-important windbags who managed to grab headlines at the time, and even many major events that did deserve attention when they happened.
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