Roar of the Crowd: August 2021

Roar of the Crowd: August 2021

The cover, June 2021.Collectors’ Additions I was very disappointed in the Texas Monthly excerpt of the book Forget the Alamo [“The Next Battle of the Alamo!,” June 2021]. The Alamo has long been revered as a monument to the courage of mankind. Not a week goes by without someone giving a speech—somewhere in the world—that refers to that fateful day of March 6, 1836. Your book excerpt does not glorify that event.   It took a courageous foreigner, Phil Collins, to put together an incredible collection of Alamo artifacts. He should be applauded by everyone in Texas, including Texas Monthly. Your excerpt does not do justice to the resources, time, and effort that went into Collins’s collection. If you have any doubt, buy his book The Alamo and Beyond:…View Original Post

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