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#327: Mexican Governors of Texas: Part Two

17 minutes

It’s easy to imagine that Texas sprang into being just in time for the Texas Revolution, but it was actually part of another revolution before that. For thirteen years, Texas was under the control of Mexico and the men in charge of the state were often as idealistic—and flawed—as the men who would run the Republic of Texas after them. Today is part two of the Mexican Governors of Texas.


#326: Mexican Governors of Texas: Part One

17 minutes

It’s easy to imagine that Texas sprang into being just in time for the Texas Revolution, but it was actually part of another revolution before that. For thirteen years, Texas was under the control of Mexico and the men in charge of the state were often as idealistic—and flawed—as the men who would run the Republic of Texas after them. Today is part one of the Mexican Governors of Texas.


#325: CATI Watches: Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

42 minutes

He heard of Houston an’ Austin so, to the Texas plains he jest had to go, Where freedom was fightin’ another foe, an’ they needed him at the Alamo. This week we talk about the legendary Disney movie ‘Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier’.


#324: Best of CATI: Texas’ First Thanksgiving

24 minutes

This week revisit a holiday favorite. There were no turkeys, pumpkin pies, or Pilgrims at the first Thanksgiving celebrated in Texas. In fact, it occurred over 20 years before any Englishman set foot on Plymouth Rock. This week we look at the remarkable story of America’s REAL first Thanksgiving!


#323: Waylon Jennings Part Two

22 minutes

He was the ultimate country music outlaw, who broke from the Nashville norm and forged his own path. This week we continue our discussion of the legendary Waylon Jennings.


#322: Waylon Jennings Part One

22 minutes

He was the ultimate country music outlaw, and somehow it’s taken us six years to record an episode on this Texas legend. This week we talk about the one and only Waylon Jennings.


#321: Texas Proposition 5

20 minutes

How can you support Texas’ state parks and historic sites in November 2019? By voting! This week we talk about Proposition 5 and Texas’ parks and landmarks!


#320: Songs of Willie Nelson: The Early Years

78 minutes

Willie Nelson is one of the all time great Texan musicians, but his struggles for success in Nashville before finding his sound are legendary. This week we compare and contrast some of the songs that others made famous in Willie’s early days.


#319: The Texas Florida Wrestling Connection

78 minutes

What do Terry Funk, Dusty Rhodes, and David Von Erich have in common? They are integral to the surprising connection between two great professional wrestling hotbeds. This week we are joined by special guest Barry Rose, as we look back on Texas and Florida wrasslin’ memories.


#318: Best of CATI: Odds and Ends Part One

24 minutes

Sometimes we run across a story that we can’t quite stretch into a full episode on its own. Today we thought we’d bring you some interesting stories we wanted to bring to you as kind of a potpourri of odds and ends

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