TCU Daily Skiff Wednesday, April 14, 2004
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Billy Bob Thornton is Davy Crockett on, off set

Billy Bob Thornton grew up wanting to be Davy Crockett.
But then again, who didn’t?

“The way we grew up Davy Crockett was sort of, in a way more of a cartoon character,” he said, “a larger than life bear-hunter who wore a coonskin hat – perfect for kids.”
The Alamo
Hancock’s ‘The Alamo’ is like an ode our state

Texas pride takes on a whole new meaning in John Lee Hancock’s “The Alamo.”
John Wayne’s movie classic inspires Texas pride

Once the true story of the Alamo and the fighting begins, John Wayne’s “The Alamo” is a movie worth watching.
History of the Alamo: From its beginning to its devasting defeat

The Alamo is world renown as the symbol of heroic courage in the face of death and the struggle against oppression. Before it was launched into its present place in history, it was a simple Spanish mission, run by missionaries and visited by many significant people throughout its time.
 
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