I am highly impressed that Albert Behan would be able identify Earp's death bed. The pistol auctioned off as Earp's, after Boyer's death, had had its serial numbers filed off. I reckon Earp had some free time whilst on his death bed.
Boyer was a bit homophobic. Just about anyone who dares disagree with him was henceforth referred to as a Peter Pan.
He and Joe McCarthy had some things in common.
I'm surprised Boyer got away with it as long as he did. It does reveal the short-cuts past biographers took to complete their works. No one thought to check Boyer's sources before Tefertiller?
... was set up in a small guest house behind the so called Boyer 'ranch house'. The death bed was definitely the type of bed one would find in the 1920's California motor court hotels. However I have never... more
I’m not sure if you would have asked to sleep in Wyatt Earp’s death bed? I think that any man asking for that particular accommodation would have been immediately assigned to Boyer’s gay alert radar... more
I didn't. Some of my colleagues did. There was a fire in a senior care facility and, just like Wyatt Earp in Lake's book, they assisted in the safe evacuation of all the seniors. They were invited... more