Times Past

May 4, 2013

California's mythical bandit Joaquin Murieta

“Joaquin” was reputedly a Mexican bandit from the Mother Lode region. He had been grievously wronged by Yankee racism. He swore vengeance against all Americans.

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.