Skip to main content

American Experience | Billy the Kid - Preview

Billy the Kid - Preview

An outlaw with a deadly reputation, Billy the Kid was gunned down by an ambitious sheriff on July 14, 1881. First demonized by the lawman who killed him, the Kid was soon mythologized by a never-ending stream of dime store romances and big-screen dramas.

Premiere Date: January 9, 2012 | Runtime: 00:00:30

Season Into the Amazon

About American Experience

American Experience, TV’s most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.