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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

#158: Stephen F. Austin—Part One

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Known as the Father of Texas, Stephen F. Austin was the first to officially bring Anglo colonists to Texas. He was fulfilling the dream of his father, Moses, who hadn’t been able to complete the work himself. Together these men braved hardship and adversity to set the stage for the great drama of Texas’ birth.

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