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Clip From an Old TV Western Resurfaces Featuring a Conman Named ‘Trump’ Offering to Build a Wall

Jan 11, 2019  •  Post A Comment

A clip from a TV Western from the ’50s has been getting a lot of attention since a clip surfaced in which a conman named “Trump” tries to raise money to build a wall. You can see a portion of the clip in a report below posted by CBS News.

The clip comes from the old Western series “Trackdown” starring Robert Culp, which aired for two seasons on CBS from 1957-1959. The episode is called “The End of the World,” and premiered on May 9, 1958.

The conman — Walter Trump — was played by Lawrence Dobkin. Dabbs Greer, Claudia Barrett and Richard Hale also appeared in the episode. Here’s a link to the full episode on YouTube.

Here’s the CBS News report …


  1. How can this possibly be real? Trump saw it when he was a kid and said, “one day I wanna be President, and buikd a wall around America to keep out bad hombres?

  2. Media, please self regulate so this doesn’t happen again 60 years from now.

  3. Except that Donald Trump is the President! and if he is a con-man, the Degenerates in Congress are only 10 times worse…

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