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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

#25: John Wayne's The Alamo

34 minutes

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Fifteen years in the making, The Alamo was a dream project for legendary Western star John Wayne. Through trials and tribulations, Wayne assembled a cast and crew in South Texas and created a sprawling epic that for many years was the defining vision of most famous battle in Texas history. Today we discuss the fabulous story of this classic film and its own impact on the story of Texas.

Before we begin… What is the most memorable historical disaster in Texas?

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