L'Affaire Riel is the sixth episode of the third and final season of How the West Was Won. It first aired on March 5, 1979. 


Zeb reluctantly tries to help the U.S. Army capture a French-Indian revolutionary and leader of a violent Métis attempt to win back lands from Canada. - Source:



The Family MacahanEdit

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Closing creditsEdit

"Portions of this picture were filmed in Deschutes National Forest"
"Charles M. Russell Paintings Courtesy of:
  • C. M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, Montana
  • Mackay Gallery, Montana Historical Society
  • Brown & Bigelow, A Saxon Company"
"Filmed in METROCOLOR | Titles and Opticals MGM | Panaflex Camera and Lenses by PANAVISION"
"A John Mantley Production"
"In Association With MGM Television"


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