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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

#117: John Wesley Hardin

33 minutes

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Famous for having once killed a man just because he snored, the man’s self-promoted legend was no doubt larger than the man himself. There is no denying that he was a remorseless and deadly killer with the blood of dozens of men on his hands. He was in many ways a personification of Texas’ tumultuous and tragic years after the Civil War. This week we look at the short and deadly life of John Wesley Hardin.

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