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Texas Rising: How Badly Does the Series Mangle State’s History? Does it Matter?

Earlier this month, the History Channel wrapped up Texas Rising, a 10-hour miniseries based on the Texas Revolution against Mexico. Stephen Harrigan is a writer at large for Texas Monthly. He’s been chronicling his thoughts about the miniseries for the publication. He spoke with Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin before the series finale about the historical […]


Earlier this month, the History Channel wrapped up Texas Rising, a 10-hour miniseries based on the Texas Revolution against Mexico.

Stephen Harrigan is a writer at large for Texas Monthly. He’s been chronicling his thoughts about the miniseries for the publication.

He spoke with Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin before the series finale about the historical accuracy — or lack thereof.

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