Alamo Caretakers Seek to Expel Rebels

Thursday, Aug 20, 2009  |  Updated 10:30 AM CDT
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Alamo Caretakers Seek to Expel Rebels

Frank Heinz, NBCDFW.com

Ye Olde' Alamo

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The Daughters of the Republic of Texas want two members who spoke out about the group's Alamo management and fundraising expelled.

Erin Bowman and Dianne MacDiarmid formed a new group to fundraise for the famous Texas battle site. They want the 18th century mission in San Antonio to run more like a modern museum with national accreditation and a business plan.

But the DRT leadership says the group has been running the Alamo just fine for more than a century and doesn't see the need for major changes.

Bowman and MacDiarmid have been sent expulsion letters by the DRT.

They plan to fight it.

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