Chautauqua offered a rich and diversified program during the summer of 1898.
Both were sportsmen and liked the challenge of a hunt. They were rugged individualists. Both men loved and promoted the West. And, yes, Theodore Roosevelt and Buffalo Bill Cody knew one another. The public assumed a mutual friendship would be natural.
The Walk and Talk Man, unnamed other than by his Chautauqua Assembly Herald byline, walked the grounds and talked with residents and lecturers during the 1890s. He referred to himself in the third person.