David Crockett, Michael Wallace, Davy discussed on Based On a True Story


So on that fateful day in eighteen eighty nine when she was bushwack my rebel surely died on that dirt road. Shut off her Horse Bell Star Road On. That's for me it's all about and that's what I will continue to do. Thank you so much for coming on to chat about Davy Crockett and David Crockett and starting to separate some of the fact from the fiction that we saw in the movie now. I know there's a lot more that we could never hope to cover on a single episode but that leads us right into your book that you mentioned David Crockett. The lion of the West can share a little bit more information about your book and where someone listening can pick up a copy. Sure David Carpet. Lion of the West has been on for a few years now is published by Norton Migrate Publisher in New York. And you can buy an literally anywhere. Of course a lot of books. People buy on Amazon but in better bookstores. If they don't have it they will certainly artery. You can go online. It's still very very much imprint. The lion of the West and I hope folks enjoy your time. Michael my pleasure. This episode of based on a true story was produced by me. Dan Lab. I'd like to thank Michael Wallace once again for coming on the show. If you WANNA learn more about the history behind the Real David. Crockett go grab. Michael's book called David Crockett the lion of the West. But that's just one of Michael's books as he mentioned at the end there. He's working on his twentieth book. So there's plenty more great stories from history that he's written about. I'll make sure to add a link to that book and we can learn more about all of Michael's books in the show notes for this episode as well as on. The show is home on the web based on a true story. Podcast DOT COM. Okay now it's time for the answer to our two truths and a lie game from the beginning of the episode as a refresher here are the two truths and one lie number one Davy. Crockett was responsible for the peace negotiations that ended the war with the Creek nation number two Davy Crockett was captured at the Alamo and later killed by order of General Santa Anna Number. Three the Real David. Crockett met a theatrical version of himself called Nimrod wildfire. Did you find out which one is ally. Let's start with the end number three. That is true as Michael explained the subtitle of his book. David Crockett the line of the West. The subtitle being the line of the west part that comes from a play where at one of the shows in Washington DC. The Real Crockett met a theatrical character called Nimrod wildfire that was based on his life. Well perhaps a more accurate way to phrase that would be that the plays character was based on all the tall tales written about Davy Crockett Adventures. That brings us to number two. That is also true as Michael explained the movie showing fess. Parker's version of Davy. Crockett going down at the Alamo swinging. Old Betsy over. His head is not true. What really happened was that Mr Crockett was captured and later killed at the order of General Santa Anna. That means the lie is number one. The movie tries to make it seem like Davy Crockett. Some sort of a peace negotiator that ended the war with the creeks. What is Michael? Explained is just not true at all that just about wraps this episode before we go the last thing I like to do on each episode is share. How much time and effort went into creating the episode now. I know that's not something that most podcast do. And that's exactly why I'm sharing this information. Maybe if you find out how much time and money goes into creating podcast like mine. Then maybe you'll start to appreciate all the podcasts that you listened to for free just a little bit more with that said. Today's episode took a total of twenty five hours to create and cost thirty two dollars and nineteen cents in out of pocket expenses. 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