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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Today we begin our discussion of the History event mini-series Texas Rising. What did they get right? What did they get wrong? What does this mean for awareness of Texas history?
Before we begin… What’s your favorite Bill Paxton movie quote?
How realistic is Texas Rising? According to Stephen Harrigan at Texas Monthly, don’t invite a history buff to view it with you.
Some of the actors discuss their roles in Texas Rising.
The official page for Texas Rising on the History website. Some of the videos are better than others, but there you go.
Our Texas Rising landing page that groups all of our shows that touch on the same story from a more Texan-centric point of view.
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