His exploits on the American frontier inspired dozens of dime novels. But the stories told in these wildly popular books belie the complexities of the real Kit Carson, whose life embodies the contradictions in the story of the American West.Premiere Date: February 17, 2008 | Runtime: 00:00:30
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American Experience, TVs most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.