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Author Michael Wallis uncovers the reality behind American folk hero David Crockett on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

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Michael Wallis’s newest book, David Crockett: The Lion of the West just made the New York Times Best Sellers List.

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Mr. Media Training recently applauded Michael for his appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Michael appeared on the show to promote his new book, David Crockett: The Lion of the West.

The S.S. Admiral

Posted on August 21st, 2011 in Photos

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“On summer afternoons, below the well-used Route 66 crossing [the Chain of Rocks Bridge], shrill whistles from the calliope of the S.S. Admiral could be heard up and down the river.

Ollie’s Station

Posted on August 14th, 2011 in Photos

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Michael and Suzanne Wallis at Ollie’s Station, Red Fork, Oklahoma, 2002.

Cyrus Stevens Avery: The Father of Route 66

Posted on August 11th, 2011 in Stories

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An undaunted champion of human rights and civic causes throughout his almost ninety-two years, Cyrus Stevens Avery — a proud Tulsan by choice — led the effort to establish U.S. Route 66, the most famous highway in the United States and possibly in the world.

New Orleans

Posted on August 7th, 2011 in Photos

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We came from all points and converged in “The Big Easy.” It was the spring of 1968 and some time in New Orleans seemed like a sweet tonic for all of us.

Top of the Earth

Posted on August 4th, 2011 in Stories

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“We were here long before the Spanish came,” he said in a nonchalant way as if we had been visiting for hours. “And, we were here long before the Anglos.”