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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

#64: Jim Bowie, Part Two

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In 1828, Jim Bowie left behind his controversial life in Louisiana to start again in Texas, hoping to find his fortune. He found adventure, prosperity, and heartbreak as well. Most significantly, he found his ultimate fate and fame as one of the doomed defenders of the Alamo. This week we continue our look at the life and death of adventurer, rogue, and Texas icon Jim Bowie.

Before we begin… What dangerous thing would you least like to encounter on the Texas coast?

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