coming to a screen near you in January.
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.
Via globe and mail
In the beginning, there was Valour Road, Jacques Plante and the Underground Railroad. Then Nellie McClung, Superman and the Halifax Explosion. Soon, dozens more. By 1995, four years after their launch, Heritage Minutes were a Canadian institution: 60-second snapshots of cultural history thrust into TV screens from coast to coast to coast, injecting education into entertainment.