Forgetting the #Alamo | #Texas #myth #urbanlegend

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.


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