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For more than a century the world's most famous law enforcement body has inspired novelists, actors, and filmmakers. From "The Lone Ranger" to "Walker, Texas Ranger, " from Zane Grey's "The Lone Star Ranger" to Larry McMurtry's "Lonesome Dove, " Texas Rangers have been portrayed on the silver screen, network radio, and television. John Wayne, Gary Cooper, Tom Mix, Clint Eastwood, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, and a host of lesser Western stars each took his turn at depicting Texas Rangers. Decade by decade, movie by movies, "Reel Rangers" explores in detail-rich popular that has dramatized the heroic mystique of the Texas Rangers.