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Earl Young – Gold Medal Winning Olympic Sprinter

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December 1, 2021

Paul Heckmann sat down with Earl Young – a former Californian turned Dallasite. From his days winning Olympic track gold to victory over Leukemia and subsequent nonprofit work, Young…


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Phil Weir – A Whiskey River of Interesting Lives Lived

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October 30, 2021

Paul Heckmann sat down with Phil Weir – a man that partied with members of the Dallas Cowboys, co-owned the nightclub Whiskey River with Willie Nelson, taught SCUBA, and…

Burton Gilliam - Blazing Saddles


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Burton Gilliam, (2 of 2)

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September 12, 2021

Paul Heckmann sat down with Burton Gilliam an actor, fireman, boxer and much more. In this second of two interviews, Gilliam reflects on his acting career, dating life and beyond.

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Burton Gilliam - Blazing Saddles
Burton Gilliam - Blazing Saddles
Burton Gilliam - Blazing Saddles


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Burton Gilliam, Fireman, Boxer and Famous Actor (1 of 2)

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August 22, 2021

Paul Heckmann sat down with Burton Gilliam an actor, fireman, boxer and much more. In this first of two interviews, Gilliam reflects on his time growing up in Dallas and the learning disability that…


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Tommy Loy, Dallas Cowboy Trumpeter

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August 18, 2021
After he performed The National Anthem for Mr. Murchison, he waited to hear if he got the job. The clock was fast approaching kickoff and he hadn’t heard if he was selected so he prepared to find a place to watch the game. Five minutes before kickoff, he got the call that Mr. Murchison wanted to go with his solo rendition, which began what would be a 22-year stint as the Dallas Cowboys solo trumpeter.


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STEVE BROOKS, ARTIST EXTRAORDINAIRE!

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July 10, 2021
Willie had me come up to Colorado – actually, had me paint a tepee for him at his place. It was actually on the Barbara Walters special with Willie. If you look in the background, you’ll see a tepee. So, I was there painting the tepee. Then, we did the picnic in ’79. Willie had just bought the country club down there – Pedernales Country Club. So, we did that picnic – well, it was right after the picnic. So then, he wanted me to come up to Colorado to his house. He’d bought another tepee that he wanted me to paint. This thing was huge. It was in Life magazine. You should see that.
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