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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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.
Before we begin… What’s your favorite Texas rodeo?
- A brief biography of Stephen F. Austin from the Lone Star Junction, “a Texas history resource provided for the benefit of both Texans and ‘foreigners’ alike.
- Another view on Austin’s legacy from PBS’ New Perspectives on The West.
- The story of Austin’s trip to Mexico in 1833
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