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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

#219: Benjamin Lundy

22 minutes

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In the early 1830s, a Quaker abolitionist attempted to establish in the Mexican territory of Texas a most remarkable experiment: a colony for freed slaves. This week we talk about Benjamin Lundy and his Texas Freedmen Colony.

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