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Would Texas Ever Have Become a State If It Hadn’t Been Deeply in Debt?

Author James Bevill offers a different take on the Texas Revolution — the financial challenges and and monetary issues that factored into the struggle. He talks about his book, The Paper Republic: The Struggle for Money, Credit and Independence in the Republic of Texas, with Craig Cohen. (This conversation originally aired on Houston Matters, Aug. […]

Paper Republic James Bevill Book CoverAuthor James Bevill offers a different take on the Texas Revolution — the financial challenges and and monetary issues that factored into the struggle.

He talks about his book, The Paper Republic: The Struggle for Money, Credit and Independence in the Republic of Texas, with Craig Cohen.

(This conversation originally aired on Houston Matters, Aug. 5, 2014)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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