TSHA Author Interviewed about Recent Book
Matamoros and the Texas Revolution
by Craig H. Roell
The traditional story of the Texas Revolution remembers the Alamo and Goliad, but has forgotten Matamoros, the strategic Mexican port city on the turbulent lower Rio Grande. In this provocative book, Craig Roell restores the centrality of Matamoros by showing the genuine economic, geographic, social, and military value of the city to Mexican and Texas history. Listen to the interview of Craig Roell by Texas Public Radio. Find out more...