Why a 30-Second Gun Fight in 1881 Still Captures Our Imaginations

The O.K. Corral is a human-sized, emotionally satisfying revenge drama that affirms our thirst for justice. On October 26, 1881, nine armed men faced one another in a vacant lot near a livery stable in the silver-mining boomtown of Tombstone, Arizona. Four sworn officers intended to arrest a handful of civilians who were carrying guns[…]