Lt. Col. William B. Travis was nine days from his death at the Alamo, alongside about 200 others, when he wrote a desperate appeal for help in the struggle of Texas independence from Mexico.
"Were Alamo Defenders ‘Heroic’? Committee Suggests Removing the Word from Texas Curriculum." is from the September 08, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Alex Horton and narrated by Sam Scholl.