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Phil Collins Remembers the Alamo in Beautiful New Book

Holly Cara Price | Posted 07.10.2012 | Books
Holly Cara Price

Odds are, the word that pops into your mind when I mention Phil Collins is probably something like "Sussudio." It's highly unlikely that the first word you'd think of would be "Alamo," but that's about to change.

Is That All There Is? Rugged Indvidualism

Dimitri Hamlin | Posted 05.14.2012 | Religion
Dimitri Hamlin

It's a good thing that, when push comes to shove, we're really not rugged individualists. I'm thinking that it's almost time for us to accept who we are.

US Army Recruiters' Banquet at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, Texas: Military Excess in the Shadow of the Alamo

Cynthia Wachtell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Wachtell

Recently I visited San Antonio, Texas for the first time. I even went to the Alamo. My taxi driver from the airport, a middle-aged fellow from Cypru...

Fess Parker: An American Icon Got Better With Age

Donald Liebenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Donald Liebenson

After a lifetime of taking bows for Davy Crockett, Fess Parker passes away at the age of 85.

Texas Education Board Approves Conservative Curriculum Changes By Far-Right

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATE*** Think Progress flags some of the more eye-opening revisions the Texas Board of Education approved for its social studies curriculum and ...

Disney/ABC Opens Vault To Vintage TV

Silicon Alley Insider | Michael Learmonth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Disney is going to raid the TV archives, a move that may allow viewers to watch 50s-era series like "Zorro" and "Davy Crockett" via ad-supported strea...