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Spirit of the Alamo Lives On

In 1835, no one would have believed this small Catholic mission in southern Tejas, Mexico would play a pivotal role in the struggle for Texas independence. 740 more words

Travel

Dear Congress. . .

Dear Congress,

Over the last couple weeks, many have directed their opinions of the election toward the President-elect, the failed presidential candidate, and the media. I’ve chosen to address you. 374 more words

This Day in Disney History November 16th

1955-Television show Davy Crockett’s Keelboat Race starring Fess Parker, Buddy Ebson and Jeff York airs.

1969-Television show Varda, the Peregrine Falcon airs.

1986-Television movie The Leftovers… 76 more words

Disney

to be barking up the wrong tree

 

Fess Parker (1924-2010) wearing a coonskin cap in Walt Disney’s 1950s television series Davy Crockett – photograph: AP

 

 

MEANING

 

to be pursuing a mistaken or misguided line of thought or course of action… 912 more words

Literature

Timeless: The Alamo Review

Never surrender or retreat. Especially when trying to save history. 864 more words

Reviews

King of the Wild Frontier

The nickname of the frontier explorer/Indian fighter Davy Crockett who died at the Alamo.

The Walt Disney Studio’s resurrected this backwoods character in a series of adventures starring Fess Parker as Davy Crockett and Buddy Ebsen as his sidekick, George Russell. 364 more words

Westerns

How to Remember the Alamo.

It reads almost like a folk tale. In March of 1836, a few hundred men huddled in a roofless fort, fighting to the death in a quixotic battle against two thousand Mexican soldiers commanded by the autocratic and ruthless General Antonio López de Santa Anna. 520 more words

Life