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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

#150: Texas Sesquicentennial

37 minutes

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In 1986, Texas celebrated its 150th anniversary of independence from Mexico. Originally conceived as a deeply-funded, centrally-planned series of well-organized events, economic conditions turned it into a hodge-podge of nearly ten thousand events, large and small, scattered throughout the state. It was a year-long “Texas-sized birthday party” known as the Texas Sesquicentennial

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