Cowboy Movie Legend.  Country Music Legend and Hall of Famer.  And almost Senator from the state of Tennessee.

Those things, and more, were a part of the life of the great Tex Ritter.

In this classic video clip, Tex is on the Dick Cavett Show talking about his failed 1970 bid to become a United States Senator, and about making all those great Cowboy movies.

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