Most of us know the story of the Alamo and the role it played in the Texas Revolution. But there is another Alamo with a completely different story that is no less compelling. Both Alamos were populated by larger-than-life characters and played important roles in the lives of those who spent time within their respective walls.

The transcript for the episode can be found here

If you want to learn more, here are some links to follow:

A history of the Alamo

A history of Alamo Village

The first silent movie about the Alamo

A history of Disney's Davey Crockett TV series

John Wayne's 1960 movie The Alamo

A Short history of the 1960 movie

A long history of the 1960 movie

Dimitri Tiomkin's score of the 1960 movie

Special Thanks to:

Penny Campbell-Lowen

Richard Curilla

Mayor Andres Rodriguez

Judge Tully Shahan

Music by Chris Zabriskie and Penny Campbell-Lowen

Logo by Julie Pizzo Wood

Special Guest voice by George Washington McLintock