Thanks to movies and advertisements, The Alamo has become a permanent part of the American story. But how accurate is that story, and is it a story worth remembering? In this episode, I’ll examine some of the many assumptions about the place and event known as “The Alamo” and try to add a bit of context to the legend that endures.
First, the short, basic version of the story from the official website of the Alamo:
On February 23, 1836…
via Forgetting the Alamo.