Episodes

June 14, 2021

Jose Canales and the Texas Rangers Investigation of 1919

In this special episode the hosts of Texas History Lessons and the Wild West Extravaganza switch podcasts for one episode. Each h…

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June 6, 2021

This Month In Texas History - June

On this episode of This Month In Texas History we change things up a little bit. We still take a look at many events in the many …

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May 23, 2021

Lesson 14: An Introduction to Spanish Texas

With this episode we launch Part 2 of Texas History Lessons: Spanish Texas. This episode looks at the legacy of Spain in Texas an…

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May 11, 2021

Remembering Larry McMurtry

In this episode we take a look at the life and work of Texas author Larry McMurtry. Over the course of his life he wrote over thi…

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May 6, 2021

Texas Music History and Spotlight Artist Jerrod Flusche

In this episode Texas History Lessons gives a quick overview about the legacy of Texas music and takes a look at the first Texas …

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May 1, 2021

This Month in Texas History - May

This month we investigate many events that happened over the centuries in May, from the foundation of Mission San Antonio de Vale…

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April 14, 2021

The Texas City Disaster of April 16, 1947

This episode focuses on the rise of Texas City and the horrible disaster that almost destroyed it on April 16, 1947. Learn more a…

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April 1, 2021

This Month In Texas History - April

From Coronado to jazz legend Red Garland, from the Payayas to the Texas City Disaster, This Month In Texas History looks at many …

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March 14, 2021

THL Conversations-The March 18, 1937 New London School Explosion with…

In this episode Texas History Lessons is proud to have Dean Vinson join to discuss the New London School Explosion of March 18, 1…

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March 7, 2021

This Month in Texas History - March

This Month in Texas History focuses on many of the colorful and important events that happened in Texas over the centuries. We lo…

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Feb. 24, 2021

The First Dogs!

Several thousand years ago, man’s best friend crossed over from Asia with the intrepid hunters that peopled the Americas at their…

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Feb. 1, 2021

This Month in Texas History - February

February might be the shortest month of the year but it is packed with important events in Texas history. Also we announce a new …

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Jan. 26, 2021

Lesson 13: Texas and America in 1491

In this episode we end Season 1 with a look at life in Texas and North America before European contact. Visit Panther City Air fo…

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Jan. 1, 2021

This Month In Texas History - January

A new monthly episode from Texas History Lessons-This Month in Texas History! Mark these days on your calendar or in your dateboo…

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Dec. 23, 2020

Lesson 12: The Caddos of East Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana

This episode explores the early history of the Caddo Confederacies and their fascinating connection to the Mississippian Culture.…

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Dec. 10, 2020

The Atakapa Ishak of East Texas and Southwest Louisiana's Gulf Coast

This episode looks at the lifestyle and livelihood of the Atakapa Ishak, a coastal indigenous people living in Texas and Louisian…

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Nov. 30, 2020

Bonus Episode: Confederate Statues - Should They Stay or Should They …

This episode is on the controversial subject of Confederate Statue removal. The episode takes a deep look into the historical con…

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Nov. 19, 2020

Lesson 10: The Tonkawas of Central Texas

The Tonkawas of Central Texas are the focus of this lesson, a tribe that created itself from many different small, autonomous ban…

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