How the Alamo Worked


Edward Everett watercolor of the Alamo. Held in the collection of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Public domain

Legends and lore surround the story of the Alamo. As a result, it can be difficult to separate the fact from fiction. Listen in as our resident historians take a look at the true story of the Alamo in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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Topics in this Podcast: Architecture, Mexican history, warfare, 19th century, Hispanic and Latino history, the Alamo, Texas, American history, U.S. history