List of Talks and Interviews

Above images

Left LK with Pauline Eads Sharp just prior speaking about “Ned Wynkoop’s Fight to Save the Cheyenne-Sioux Village on the Pawnee Fork” hosted by the Santa Fe Trail Association/Fort Larned NHS/Santa Fe Trail Center Rendezvous, Larned, Kansas. The talk was presented on the preserved site 35 miles west of the Fort Larned NHS on September 22, 2012. (photo © Louis Kraft and Pauline Eads Sharp 2012)
Center LK with Jack Marino at Errol Flynn’s 100th birthday party that he hosted in Burbank, California, on June 20, 2009. Errol Flynn’s cigarette holder dangles from Kraft’s lips while he wears the swashbuckling actor’s coat that his last girlfriend Beverly Aadland made for him. Jack later interviewed LK on his LA Talk Radio show on June 11, 2010. (photo © Louis Kraft & Jack Marino 2009)
Right LK speaking about “Lt. Charles Gatewood, Apache Courts, and Justice” at the Barnes & Noble in Scottsdale, Az., on October 16, 2005. (photo © Louis Kraft 2005)

Talks

Gatewood’s Assignment: Geronimo
34th Annual Assembly of the Order of the Indian Wars, Tucson, Az. (26sept13)

Wynkoop’s Last Stand
Order of the Indian Wars Symposium, Centennial, Co. (20apr13)

Ned Wynkoop’s Fight to Save the Cheyenne-Sioux Village on the Pawnee Fork
Santa Fe Trail Association/Fort Larned NHS/Santa Fe Trail Center Rendezvous, Larned, Ks. (22sept12)

The Essence of Ned Wynkoop
Fort Larned Old Guard Symposium, Larned, Ks. (28apr12)

Ned Wynkoop’s Stand for Indian Rights
Tattered Cover Book Store, Denver, Co. (3dec11)

Ned Wynkoop Lashes Out Against the U.S. Government’s Wrong & Disgraceful Actions
Washita Battlefield NHS Symposium, Cheyenne, Ok. (12nov11)

Errol Flynn, George Armstrong Custer, and a Lady Called Livvie
Custer Battlefield Historical and Museum Association Symposium, Hardin, Mt. (25jun11)

Wynkoop’s Fight to End War
Order of Indian Wars Symposium, Denver, Co. (8may10)

Edward Wynkoop’s Indian Years
Washita Battlefield NHS Cheyenne, Ok. (6dec08)

Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, ‘They Died With Their Boots On,’ and a fellow named Custer
Burbank Historical Society, Ca. (18oct08)

Wynkoop, Race Relations, and Conscience
Civil War Round Table, Kansas City, Ks. (28may08)
&
Civil War Round Table, Topeka, Ks. (29may08)

Ned Wynkoop’s Indian Years
Upton and Sons Indian Wars of the American West Symposium, El Segundo, Ca. (28may08)

Edward Wynkoop and Racism on the 1860s Frontier
Western History Association Convention, Oklahoma City, Ok. (5oct07)

Errol Flynn’s George Armstrong Custer
Upton and Sons Voices of the West Symposium, El Segundo, Ca. (2dec06)

Gatewood’s Administration of the White Mountain Indian Reservation
Chávez History Library, Santa Fe, N.Mex. (7jul06)

Lt. Charles Gatewood, Apache Courts, and Justice
Barnes & Noble, Scottsdale, Az. (16oct05)

Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, and the ‘Santa Fe Trail’ Premiere
Festival of the West, Scottsdale, Az. (19mar05)
* After presenting this talk I realized that it was pure gold, and vowed never to speak about it again (and I haven’t). Reason: it is the basis for a major section in Errol & Olivia.

Cheyenne Indian Agent Edward Wynkoop’s 1867 Fight to Prevent War
Chávez History Library, Santa Fe, N.Mex. (15sept04)

The Darkness During the Moon of the Light Snow: Custer and the Cheyennes on Sweetwater Creek, March 1869
Fort Larned Old Guard Conference, Ks. (1may04)

Gatewood’s Assignment: Geronimo (twice)
&
The Dark Days of the Light Snow Moon (once)
Festival of the West, Scottsdale, Az. (18–21mar04)

Errol Flynn and the Making of ‘They Died With Their Boots On’
Western History Association Conference, Fort Worth, Tx. (8-10nov03)

Errol Flynn, Custer, and the Making of ‘They Died With Their Boots On’
Film & History Conference, Kansas City, Mo. (7–10nov/02)

The Mystic and the Panther
Scottsdale Corral of Westerners, Az. (28nov01)

Gatewood and Geronimo
Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, Ca. (20oct01)

Gatewood’s Assignment
Manhattan Beach, Ca., Rotary Club (18jun01)

The Custer–Stone Forehead Confrontation on the Sweetwater in 1869
Custer Mystery Symposium, El Segundo, Ca. (24mar/01)

Gatewood’s Quest to Find Geronimo
Arizona Historical Society Conference 27–29apr2000

Gatewood, Geronimo, and Their Trek Back to the USA
New Mexico Historical Society Conference (13–15apr2000

Gatewood’s 1886 Mission into the Sierra Madres
Scottsdale Corral of Westerners, Az. (22mar2000

Indian Agent Ned Wynkoop and the Pawnee Fork Incident
Fort Larned Old Guard Conference, Ks. (24apr99)

Gatewood’s Stand for Justice
Joint Arizona/New Mexico Historical Societies Conference (2–4apr98)

Stone Forehead’s Village on the Sweetwater
LBHA National Conference, Amarillo, Tx. (14jul95)

The Moon of the Changing Season
National Indian Wars Association Conference, Los Angeles, Ca. (18jan92)

Custer’s Finest Moment on the Plains
National Indian Wars Association Conference, Los Angeles, Ca. (15apr89)

Wynkoop and the Cheyenne
Order of The Indian Wars 1st Annual West Coast Conference, Fullerton, Ca. (28feb87)

Interviews (recorded and printed)
                                  (work still in progress)

Jack Marino’s one-hour show on LA Talk Radio in Los Angeles, Ca.
 The interview focused on Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland in Their Died with Their Boots On, Warner Bros., 1941 (while also comparing Flynn’s Custer with the real Custer) (11jun2010)

Deb Goodrich’s radio show on KMAJ 1440 Talk Radio in Topeka, Ks.
This portion of the interview focused on Ned Wynkoop and touched upon George Armstrong Custer (29may2008)

Deb Goodrich’s radio show on KMAJ 1440 Talk Radio in Topeka, Ks.
This portion of the interview focused on George Armstrong Custer, Errol Flynn, and They Died with Their Boots On, Warner Bros., 1941 (29may2008)

 

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