Iconic America

The Cowboy

Episode 4 | 55m 24s  | Video has closed captioning.  | Video has audio description

The cowboy is the quintessential American — fiercely independent, brave and laconic. This episode examines the myths and realities of this archetype, which remains as potent as ever in the 21st century.

Aired: 05/17/23

Expires: 06/14/23

Rating: TV-PG

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Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubenstein is a production of Show of Force, DMR Productions, and WETA Washington, D.C. David M. Rubenstein is the host and executive …

Our Symbols and Stories

Iconic America

Our Symbols and Stories

David Rubenstein examines the history of America through some of its most iconic symbols, objects and places, in conversation with historical thinkers, community members and other experts. Together, they dive deep into each symbol’s history, using them as a gateway to understanding America’s past and present.

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