Man vs. History

HISTORY | 10:03 pm

With the passage of time, the actual facts behind storied battles like the one at the Alamo become fuzzy as romantic embellishments are added for nostalgic effect. Host and historian Bil Lepp tries to blow away some of the fog surrounding this clash in the new episode "Remember the Alamo," wherein he ponders what makes this battle truly memorable, how Davy Crockett really died and whether, as legend has it, some Civil War soldiers were healed by an angelic glow.