Talking History with Farnham U3A – How the West was Lost – part A – S2018/9 01A

In  the first part of Michael A’Bear’s talk on How the West was Lost, we hear about:

  • The French Influence and the size of Louisiana
  • The Lewis and Clark expedition
  • The Alamo and its effect on the United States

The West was fascinating, it is vast and interesting, to get an idea of its vastness listen to the podcasts in Series 1 of US Rail Journeys on this site.

There are no illustrations to accompany this talk.

The Farnham U3A site is at Farnham U3A Home Page

The music ‘Media Magazine’ used in this podcast is licensed from AKM Music.

© The MrT Podcast Studio and Farnham U3A History Group 2018

Author: Tim D

In the early 1970s Mr Timothy & his Phonograph was a popular mobile disco around Leeds University and Tim was known as MrT. Tim also spent 9 years broadcasting a weekly programme on Hospital Radio in Wakefield. He worked for more than 40 years for large industrial organisations and spent his last 15 years in global commercial management roles. Following retirement he started making podcasts in 2017.