NPT History

Sam Houston

Episode 1 | 26m 26s

The Nashville Public Television documentary, Sam Houston: The Volunteer Exile, examines one of the most colorful and controversial characters in Tennessee history. Before Houston shouted his famous battle cry, "Remember the Alamo," he was the Tennessee Governor who walked away from everything at the moment he was poised for the center stage of national politics—potentially, the presidency.

Aired: 07/15/03

Rating: NR