320: This Week: The Spirit of St. Louis, Amelia, The Messenger

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: The Spirit of St. Louis, Amelia, and The Messenger. Events from This Week in History The Spirit of St. Louis Amelia The Messenger   Birthdays from This Week in History Monster | BOATS #217 Houdini […]

319: This Week: Darkest Hour, The New World, The Other Boleyn Girl

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Darkest Hour, The New World, and The Other Boleyn Girl. Events from This Week in History Darkest Hour | BOATS #299 The New World The Other Boleyn Girl | BOATS #92   Birthdays from This […]

317: Tombstone with Tom Clavin

Did Hollywood get it right? Join us as we delve into the iconic Western film Tombstone with a special guest: the author of the book Tombstone, New York Times bestselling author Tom Clavin! We’ll separate myth from reality, analyzing the portrayal of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, the infamous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, and the […]

316: This Week: The Pride of the Yankees, Gods and Generals, The Right Stuff

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: The Pride of the Yankees, Gods and Generals, and The Right Stuff. Events from This Week in History The Pride of the Yankees Gods and Generals The Right Stuff | BOATS #75 Alan Shepard’s photo from […]

314: The Aviator with James B. Steele

In the 2004 biographical drama The Aviator, Leonardo DiCaprio portrays the eccentric and brilliant Howard Hughes, a maverick filmmaker and aviation tycoon who revolutionized Hollywood and the airline industry. The film chronicles Hughes’ obsessive pursuit of perfection and his struggle with mental illness, offering a captivating glimpse into the life of one of the 20th […]

312: This Week: Lincoln, Apollo 13, The Conspirator, Titanic

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Lincoln, Apollo 13, The Conspirator, and Titanic. Events from This Week in History Lincoln | BOATS #170 Apollo 13 | BOATS #15 The Conspirator | BOATS #175 Titanic | BOATS #35 Birthdays from This Week in […]

311: This Week: The Highwaymen, The Assassination of Jesse James, Grant

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: The Highwaymen, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, and Grant. Events from This Week in History Immortal Beloved Knute Rockne All American   Birthdays from This Week in History At Eternity’s Gate […]

310: This Week: Immortal Beloved, Knute Rockne All American

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Immortal Beloved, and Knute Rockne All American. Events from This Week in History Immortal Beloved Knute Rockne All American Birthdays from This Week in History At Eternity’s Gate | BOATS #193 The Naked Maja Bach, the […]

306: This Week: The Alamo, Selma, Mary Queen of Scots

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: The Alamo, Selma, and Mary Queen of Scots. Events from This Week in History The Alamo | BOATS #172 Selma | BOATS #167 Mary Queen of Scots | BOATS #138   Birthdays from This Week […]

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 […]