Brandon writes and records stories about Texas and México.

2.01 - The Roads to Revolution

2.01 - The Roads to Revolution

Texas in 1800 was defined by its isolation, which Tejanos felt all the more acutely because of Spain’s restrictive trade laws and general neglect towards its most distant colonies. Tejanos began to see themselves as a people apart and to crave more autonomy and control over their own affairs.

Three different battle markers claim to be the site of the Battle of Medina, though none has ever produced archaeological evidence of the battle. What can the markers tell us, however, about where the battle might have occurred?

Listen to the episode and check out the materials on the Rivard Report to learn more.

2.02 - The Casas Revolt

2.02 - The Casas Revolt

Finding Medina

Finding Medina