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Come and Take It

Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.

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Mike Zolkoski
Scott Elfstrom
Sean McIver

#132: Admiral Chester Nimitz

30 minutes

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He was a career naval officer who had risen through the ranks of the US Navy to become the architect of victory against the Japanese in the Pacific. He was a pioneer in submarine operations and eventually commanded the largest naval force in history. But before all that, he was a small town boy from the Texas Hill Country whose grandfather instilled him with a love for the sea.

Before we begin… What’s your favorite small town fair or carnival in Texas?

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