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Misconceptions About Those Who Fought the Texas Revolution — and Why They Did

(Above: The San Jacinto Monument. Photo: Michael Hagerty | Houston Public Media) On this day (April 21) in 1836, Texas forces won the Battle of San Jacinto, concluding the Texas Revolution. To mark the day, we listen back to a conversation Craig Cohen conducted on Feb. 24, 2016 about the people who prompted the revolution, […]

San Jacinto Monument(Above: The San Jacinto Monument. Photo: Michael Hagerty | Houston Public Media)

On this day (April 21) in 1836, Texas forces won the Battle of San Jacinto, concluding the Texas Revolution.

To mark the day, we listen back to a conversation Craig Cohen conducted on Feb. 24, 2016 about the people who prompted the revolution, with Dr. Eddie Weller, professor of History at San Jacinto College.

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