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June 18, 1961: Gunsmoke' makes a last appearance

June 18, 1961: After nine years of transmission, William Conrad starred  in the last  Gunsmoke   appearance on CBS. It was termed as the first adult Western . This western dramatization was actually compared to the Iliad and Odyessy and was hailed as one of the best of all time shows. It ran on television for 20 seasons after its final radio broadcast. Enjoy listening to the final broadcast of old time radio's Gunsmoke !