A Texas Tejano Son of Texas: Jose Policarpio ‘Polly’ Rodriguez
“A Texas Tejano Son of Texas: Jose Policarpio ‘Polly’ Rodriguez”
This documentary features a reenactment of Jose Policarpio “Polly” Rodriguez’s life and portrays many scenes from the autobiography of the same name. The film begins during his days as a young boy and gunsmith in Old San Antonio and follows his life as a surveyor on the Texas frontier, as head guide and scout for the U.S. Army, his career as a Texas Ranger during the Civil War and, finally, life as a successful rancher, elected public official and minister.
Currently, the documentary is being aired on Time Warner Cable’s ‘Texas Channel’ (digital channel 888, Corpus Christi digital channel 100 and Dallas digital channel 185, all other available markets: digital channel 888)
Author: Rudi R. Rodriguez, Full color, 19 minutes, ISBN#0-9722510-5-7