Should Texas 'Forget The Alamo'? The True Story Behind San Antonio's Iconic Landmark
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Popular history and folklore teach Texans to "remember the Alamo," but the authors of a new book about its history, legacy and myths want to change your mind.
In "Forget the Alamo," Texan writers Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson and Jason Stanford take a deep dive into the story of this iconic San Antonio landmark, dispel its myths, and explore the ugly fight over its truth that still rages today.
How much of the truth about the Alamo has been hidden or altered, and why? Why is the history of the Alamo controversial?
What does this new book bring to light and what are the implications? What do these uncovered truths mean for those who celebrate its popular, mythic history?
- Bryan Burrough, author of six books and co-author of "Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth"
- Chris Tomlinson, columnist for the Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News, and co-author of "Forget the Alamo"
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