Glenn Frankel

University of Texas at Austin

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Director of the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and author of The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend; former reporter and editor at the Washington Post

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On a Spring day in Texas in 1836, a band of Comanche raiders attacked a white settlement and made off with five captives, including nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker.

'The Searchers' in History and on Screen

On a Spring day in Texas in 1836, a band of Comanche raiders attacked a white settlement and made off with five captives, including nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker.

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