High Noon Talk: Convict Cowboys


April 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Hear the history of bucking broncs from behind bars.

Program Details

Held on the first Wednesday of every month, High Noon Talks highlight interesting and often untold topics through this casual lunch-time lecture.

Convict Cowboys is a book about the historic Texas Prison Rodeo which drew 30,000 spectators on October Sundays. Join author Mitch Roth to learn about Texas Prison Rodeo against a backdrop of Texas history, covering the history of rodeo, the prison system, and convict leasing.

To receive CPE credit, email Education@TheStoryOfTexas.com

The Bullock Museum is owned and operated by the State of Texas through the State Preservation Board. Additional support of exhibitions and programs is provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.