In the early decades of the 20th Century, Dallas city leaders sought to build a plaza to memorialize their founder, John Neely Bryan. They succeeded in doing this, but then something happened that forever changed what the plaza was understood to mean.

The transcript for the episode can be found here

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

The history of Dallas, Texas

John Neely Bryan

The Plaza

Aerial view of the Plaza

The book by John Slate and Willis Winters

The museum directed by Nicola Longford

Special Thanks to:

John Slate

Willis Winters

Nicola Longford

CBS News

Music by Chris Zabriskie

Logo by Julie Pizzo Wood