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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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Scott Elfstrom
Sean McIver

#259: Best of Year Two: Santa Anna Part 1

36 minutes

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This week we take a look back at one of our early episodes from the second year of the show, one of our favorites that really shows an alternate view to some of our most beloved history. No man dominated the political life of the first decades of Mexico's existence like Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. But from his earliest days as a Spanish soldier to the field of San Jacinto, Santa Anna's glory was tied to Texas as much as it was to Mexico. Today we look at the early life and rise to power of the infamous Santa Anna, the Napoleon of the West.

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