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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

#12: Johnson Space Center and Space City, U.S.A.

24 minutes

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The story of Texas has always been about self-reliance and living on the edge of the frontier. There is no better example of this than the crucial role that Texas—-and the Houston area in particular—-have played in the United States’ manned space flight program.

Before we begin… What’s our favorite movie filmed in Texas but not actually set in Texas?

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