DiscoverBoomtownRise of the Permian | Chapter 2
Rise of the Permian | Chapter 2

Rise of the Permian | Chapter 2

Update: 2019-12-1715
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We go back to 1923, and the Santa Rita No. 1, the well that put West Texas oil on the map. We recount the beginnings of rowdy boomtowns and the swaggering wildcatters whose influence would eventually lead all the way to the White House.

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Carl Doby

Pappy O'Daneil was a Democrat.

Jan 8th
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Vic Underwood

Like the History lessons.

Dec 27th
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lee colleton

The discovery of #oil in Texas, the West and also in the Middle East literally fueled the fires of war. It wasn't merely incidental, as this podcast maintains @ ~7 minutes in

Dec 24th
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Rise of the Permian | Chapter 2

Rise of the Permian | Chapter 2

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