No, not that type of myth. This session is not looking to expose lies. Myth, in this case, is about heroes, values, and meaning. These heroes roamed the edges of civilization and had a grit and character that tamed the Frontier. If wild land can be tamed, then a quick-on-the-draw gambler can become the protector of farmers or widows. Join Chuck Polk, Humanities Instructor, as we consider some classic, and a bit more recent, Westerns and how the rough-riding cowboy provided a hero for the American imagination.