S2 Episode 6: The Wild West, Cattle And Immigrants | KCUR

S2 Episode 6: The Wild West, Cattle And Immigrants

Nov 21, 2019

While population numbers decay across so much of the Great Plains in Kansas, Dodge City, Liberal and Garden City stand out as growth stories. Their cattle trade draws immigrants, and those newcomers drive change. Dodge City likes to play up its gunslingin' Wild West reputation, formed in its earliest days in the cattle business. Now giant industrial meatpacking plants define the economy of a modern cowtown.