Butch Cassidy relative entertains at museum
Author Bill Betenson attended a book discussion at event in Craig
October 7, 2012
Norman Rockwell's work wasn't the only thing bringing crowds to the Museum of Northwest Colorado on Saturday.
A large contingent from Craig and the surrounding area also came to meet and speak with Bill Betenson, a great-grand-nephew to Butch Cassidy and author of the new book, "Butch Cassidy, My Uncle: a Family Portrait." Betenson signed books, did a short presentation about his book and research and met with visitors at the museum from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
During his presentation, Betenson spoke about how his fascination with Butch Cassidy began, when he attended the movie premiere of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" at age 4 with his great-grandmother, Lula Parker. Lula was Cassidy's younger sister. Cassidy's real name was Robert Leroy Parker.
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