You can tell the ’70’s were fueled by cocaine: brash decision-making.
. . .and polyester leisure suits, Gareth. Rough polyester everywhere. And sometimes, the brash decision-making passed leisure suit and thought a one-piece leisure suit was a good idea:
Fred Gomez Carrasco at findagrave, San Antonio, Texas
audio tapes from the 11-day hostage siege, thanks to the University of Texas
Nixon tapes (1971-1973):
And why “Trojan”? Well, the racist title for the escape vehicle comes from the story of the Trojan horse, first told in Virgil’s Aeneid. But instead of a wooden horse sculpture gift unknowingly full of Greeks, it was folded chalkboards and law books, full of Mexicans and Texans, so…unfortunately…someone compared it to a taco.
Whatever happened to that splendidly-named Governor Dolph Briscoe? The University of Texas named their Center of American History for him. Now that’s a cowboy move, that’s riding off into the sunset, y’all.
Bands from this episode:
- Playboy Shack
- Peaches and Bullets
- Ammo Limp