He is one of the sources for the documentary, and his award-wining book is invaluable non-fiction journalism. I recommended it on this blog before when writing about the Panhandle, back in December. http://clarkcoffee.blogspot.com/2011/12/in-panhandle.html
You can read an interview with him at this link: http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/readers_guides/egan_worst.shtml
"When dawn spreads its paintbrush on the plain, spilling purple... ," Songs of the Pioneers song from TV show "Wagon Train." Dawn on the mythic Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico, looking toward Raton from Cimarron. -- Clarkphoto. A curmudgeon's old-fashioned newspaper column, cross-breeding watercolor, metaphors and journalism, for readers in more than 150 countries.