First there is this link to an article about Hopalong Cassidy. And there is this personal postscript: I miss watching TV westerns, and I wonder why they have disappeared? Why do you suppose they have become extinct? Perhaps it has something to do with political correctness and guilt. After all, given the new attitudes in American culture, we seem to be quite busy revising or erasing a lot of chapters in American history. TV westerns might be incompatible with those new attitudes. So, what do you think?