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History and Technology

Jan 7, 2019

In the mid 1800's, Texas was battling for independence from Mexico. At a small fort, called the Alamo, around 200 defenders stood up to almost 6,000 Mexican troops in a battle that lasted 13 days and became a rallying cry for independence. In this episode of History and Technology, host Stan Ellsworth looks back at...


Dec 24, 2018

At Christmas time, it's important to remember those men and women who have put themselves in harm's way in times of war. From the Revolutionary War to today, soldiers have spent time away from families during the holiday season. In this episode of History and the Highway, host Stan Ellsworth looks at the sacrifices of...


Dec 17, 2018

Most people might know the term "taxation without representation" which came out of the Boston Tea Party that occurred on December 16, 1773. On that night, American patriots dumped 342 chests of tea belonging to the British into Boston Harbor. But what was it really all about? How did it start and how did we get here?...


Dec 12, 2018

Christmas is easily the biggest holiday of the year for most of the people in the world. For some people, it is a holy day and for others, it's about giving and receiving gifts. But how did Christmas get its start? In this episode of History and the Highway, host Stan Ellsworth takes a look at the origins of...


Dec 3, 2018

On December 7, 1941 the American Army and Navy base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy which pulled the United States into World War 2. It was a national tragedy but also the dawn of a new age of awareness, intelligence and technological innovation. In this episode of History and...