The Second Century

Vigilante! The Rise and Fall of Frontier Justice

Special | 28m 48s

When Henry Plummer, the sherriff of Bannack took control of Virginia and Nevada cities with his band of road agents in the 1860's, the people watched what little law and order they had disappear into chaos. The only solution was to fight back, and so one of America's most famous vigilante movements was born.

Aired: 11/17/95

Rating: NR

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