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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

“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.”