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Deadwood: Stories of the Black Hills

In conversation with William Deverell
Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Episode Summary
The creator/executive producer and cast members of HBO's \"Deadwood\" discuss the themes and motivations that run through the series - gold, Custer, betrayal, profanity - and the remarkable accidents of history that created the wildest town in the West.

Participant(s) Bio
In 1982, David Milch, a lecturer in English literature at Yale University and neophyte screenwriter, wrote a script for Hill Street Blues. The episode, "Trial by Fury," premiered Hill Street's third season and won the Emmy®, the Writers Guild Award, and the Humanitas Prize for that season.