The Alamo, John Wayne and Faith

The tumult and the shouting dies— The Captains and the Kings depart— Still stands Thine ancient sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heart. Rudyard Kipling, from Recessional Interesting that John Wayne, who directed the film The Alamo, would have a religious

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177th Anniversary of the Fall of the Alamo

  Thermopylae had her messenger of defeat-the Alamo had none. Thomas Jefferson Green Today is the 177th Anniversary of the fall of the Alamo.  The above Ballad of the Alamo is from the Alamo (1960), John Wayne’s love note to America.  The

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