304: This Week: Letters from Iwo Jima, Malcolm X, Flags of Our Fathers

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Letters from Iwo Jima, Malcolm X, and Flags of Our Fathers. Events from This Week in History Letters from Iwo Jima Malcolm X | BOATS #128 Flags of Our Fathers   Birthdays from This […]

303: This Week: Mata Hari, The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, Young Guns

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Mata Hari, The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, and Young Guns. Events from This Week in History Mata Hari | BOATS #74 The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Young Guns | BOATS #146   Birthdays from This […]

302: This Week: Mary Queen of Scots, The Pacific, Julia

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Mary Queen of Scots, The Pacific, and Julia. Events from This Week in History Mary Queen of Scots | BOATS #138 The Pacific | BOATS miniseries Julia   Birthdays from This Week in History Hamilton […]

301: This Week: Lincoln, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Buddy Holly Story

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Lincoln, All Quiet on the Western Front, and The Buddy Holly Story. Events from This Week in History Lincoln | BOATS #170 All Quiet on the Western Front | BOATS #218 The Buddy Holly Story […]

300: This Week: Zulu, Steve Jobs, U-571

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Zulu, Steve Jobs, U-571, and a bonus event in The Challenger. Events from This Week in History Zulu Steve Jobs | BOATS #23 U-571 The Challenger   Birthdays from This Week in History Once Upon a […]

299: Darkest Hour with Furman Daniel

Last year, we covered the early life of Winston Churchill with biographer Furman Daniel. Today, we’ll bring chat with Furman again to learn more about Churchill during World War II as he was depicted in the 2017 movie Darkest Hour. Furman’s book on Churchill is not available yet. Until it is, enjoy his other books! […]

298: This Week: Sully, El Chapo, The French Revolution

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Sully, El Chapo and The French Revolution. Events from This Week in History Sully El Chapo The French Revolution   Birthdays from This Week in History John Adams The Story of Alexander Graham Bell Apollo 13 […]

297: This Week: Milk, Roman Empire, Walk the Line

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Milk, Roman Empire, and Walk the Line. Events from This Week in History Milk Roman Empire Walk the Line   Birthdays from This Week in History Frost/Nixon | BOATS #4 or All the President’s Men | […]

296: Chariots of Fire with Keep the Flame Alive

This summer, the 2014 Summer Olympics return to Paris, France for the first time since the 1924 games that were shown in the classic movie Chariots of Fire. So in our first episode of 2024, we’ll look forward to warmer days as Jill and Alison from my favorite Olympics/Paralympics podcast join us to dig into […]

295: This Week: Emancipation, Bonnie and Clyde, I, Tonya

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Emancipation, Bonnie and Clyde, and I, Tonya. Events from This Week in History Emancipation Bonnie and Clyde | BOATS #195 I, Tonya   Birthdays from This Week in History Sons of Liberty J. Edgar […]

294: This Week: Joyeux Noel, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, Evel Knievel

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Joyeux Noel, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, and Evel Knievel. Events from This Week in History Joyeux Noel | BOATS #31 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Evel Knievel Birthdays from This Week […]