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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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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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