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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They were the heroes of Texas wrasslin’, the legends of Dallas’ world famous Sportatorium, and the idols of millions. For a few years their star shined brighter than any in the Lone Star State before heartbreaking tragedy destroyed their empire. This week we look at the triumph and tragedy of Texas’ greatest wrestling dynasty.
Before we begin… What’s your favorite highway overpass?
- The official website of the Von Erich Family, the first family of Texas Wrestling
- Six Brothers, a great write-up by Texas Monthly about the rise and fall of the Von Erichs.
- Blood, Sweat and Fire: Dallas’ Heroes Helped Make Wrestlemania a Sports Powerhouse. The Dallas Observer tells their version of the tale.
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