History of Texas

Texan Pride - Don Cadden | Cowboy Poetry

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in History of Texas
Although we focus on San Antonio artists and thier work, as Texans, we were moved by this short film, Don Cadden's poetry, and it's place in Texas history. A film by Jay B. Sauceda of La Porte, Texas. Jay has been working on a project to document traditional Cowboy Poets performing their craft. This is the second video he shot, which was done in Alpine, Tx. Featured is Don Cadden, who performs his poem Texan Pride. Don retired from central Texas to Alpine a few years back and now works cattle an...
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Republic of Texas

Republic of Texas

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in History of Texas
This documentary, produced in 2013 by Russia Today, provides an interesting look at Texas history as documented by the Russia Today news network. Don't mess with Texas. RT travels to the Republic of Texas and meets Texans who are proud of their heritage, embrace self-reliance and are ready to live by what they preach, even if it strays from the norms of mainstream American society. Watch more on RT's documentary channel http://rtd.rt.com RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.y...
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Texas by Ban 2014

Texas by Ban 2014

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in History of Texas
This is a 10 minute slide show of my Texas pictures with fabulous music by the Dallas based Vocal Majority (150+ voice men's chorus that has been winning many International Championships for 30+ years). Hopefully you will you will "LIKE" this new version and forward it to your friends. The 2012 version was made from pictures I happened to have and used cattle and flower pictures as fill time. At the 2014 publishing time the 2012 version had about 85,000+ views. This slide show is much more inten...
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San Antonios "Los Tesoros" del Westside

San Antonios "Los Tesoros" del Westside

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in History of San Antonio, History of Texas
San Antonio's unique role as a Mexican-American city throughout the majority of its history has helped to foster a bevy of musical talent. Some of this historical talent has been celebrated by this nation – People like Lydia Mendoza who received a National Medal of Arts in 1999. But history hasn't been as kind to some of San Antonio's other musical stars of yesteryear. Recently, San Antonio's Esperanza Peace and Justice Center put together a series of appearances by former musical legends: Rita...
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John Wayne's Alamo

John Wayne's Alamo

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in History of San Antonio, History of Texas
A look at behind the scenes of John Wayne's film The Alamo. The Battle of the Alamo (23rd February - 6th March 1836) was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. Following a 13-day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna launched an assault on the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas). All but two of the Texan defenders were killed. Santa Annas perceived cruelty during the battle inspired many Texans-both Texas settlers and ad...
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