Haley Michaels Pollack
By Haley Michaels Pollack
Seeing Double in Deadwood
The HBO drama “Deadwood” chronicles its namesake: the historic gold-rush town of 1877, legendary for its alleged frontier lawlessness and for such infamous characters as “Wild Bill” Hickok and Calamity Jane. A rarity among Westerns, “Deadwood” depicts the gold rush’s multiracial and multiethnic community, including a tip of the hat to the “pioneering” Jews of…
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