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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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#103: Mirabeau B. Lamar

25 minutes

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Mirabeau Lamar is one of the great enigmas of Texas history. He is mostly known as the implacable opponent of Sam Houston. He was the third President of Texas, and his policies and actions were a disaster for the young republic. But he’s also remembered for his forward-thinking vision of an educated Texas. Who was the real Mirabeau Lamar?

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