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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He was a fiery and passionate supporter of the rights of the states and the institution of slavery. He was also violent, bigoted, a drunkard, and a US Senator from Texas on the eve of the Civil War. This week we look at the life of a Texas fire-eater.
Before we begin… What’s your favorite Texas Folk Song?
- Info about Wigfall’s grave
- The diaries of Wigfall’s daughter, Louise, published in 1905. An important document on life in the Confederate capital during the Civil War.
- Speaking of Texas folk songs, here’s our episode about The Yellow Rose of Texas.
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