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#270: Jewish Texans

22 minutes

Since its earliest days, Jewish Texans have played a vital and vibrant role in the life and history of the Lone Star State. This week we celebrate the unique legacy of Jewish Texans.

#269: CATI Watches: Silent Rage

55 minutes

It’s Halloween-time in Texas again! But instead of a spooky ghost tale, we’re going back to the movies, Chuck Norris-style! Today we’re watching 1982’s Chuck Norris epic… Silent Rage!

#268: Texan Astronaut Actors

46 minutes

Space…the final frontier. Today we discuss the adventures of ten Texan actors who have taken our imaginations to the stars.

#267: The Muncey Incident

19 minutes

Texas had just won its independence from Mexico in a bloody revolution. The promise of a prosperous future for Anglo settlers was on the horizon, and everyone wanted their share. While everyone wanted peace, it was inevitable that newcomers would continue to clash with the native residents of the territory. This is the story of the last known Indian raid in Collin County.

#266: Steve Martin

36 minutes

He’s a maverick performer who made a name for himself by questioning everything about his profession. He’s a stand-up comedian turned movie star turned banjo star that now spends most of his time writing. We’re talking about a comedy legendand technically a Texan.

#265: Tales of the Texas Rangers—Diamond Dick

18 minutes

He was a dashing Texas Ranger who had a reputation for taking the toughest jobs and always getting his man, and he did so always wearing a diamond pin on his lapel. This week we look at another True Tale of the Texas Rangers, the legend of Diamond Dick: Ernest St. Leon.

#264: Tales of the Texas Rangers—The Border Boss John Hughes

20 minutes

He was a legendary Texas Ranger who was relentless in his pursuit of justice. The toughest, longest-serving Ranger of his time, he became known as ‘The Border Boss’. This week, we have another Tale of the Texas Rangers as we talk about John R. Hughes.

#263: Tales of the Texas Rangers—The Ambush at Tres Jacales

16 minutes

Fierce bandits, Texas Rangers, an ambush on the wrong side of the border, and a beloved Captain slain. Today we look at a true tale of the Texas Rangers, the Ambush at Tres Jacales

#262: Five Years

31 minutes

It’s been a long road, Faithful Listeners. Since the beginning, we’ve gone through our own personal changes and shared hundreds of stories about the great state of Texas and what it means to us. Today we’re taking a look back at five years of Come and Take It, a talk show about Texas by Texans.

#261: The Heartbreak Kid: Shawn Michaels

46 minutes

He was a San Antonio Air Force kid who had a professional wrestling career that spanned three decades. Along the way he earned a reputation for being both the best and most difficult performer in the business, along with the title ‘Mr. Wrestlemania’. Today we’re talking about the ‘show stopper, the icon, the Heartbreak Kid himself’, Shawn Michaels.

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