291: This Week: W.E., Young Winston, 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: W.E., Young Winston, and The Right Stuff. Events from This Week in History W.E. | BOATS #209 Young Winston | BOATS #259 The Right Stuff | BOATS #75   Birthdays from This Week in […]

290: Napoleon with Alexander Mikaberidze

Alexander Mikaberidze is a historian and professor at Louisiana State University who specializes in Napoleonic studies. Today he’ll join the podcast to dig deep into the historical accuracy of 2023’s Napoleon. Get Alexander’s books The Napoleonic Wars: A Global History Kutuzov: A Life in War and Peace The Burning of Moscow: Napoleon’s Trail by Fire, […]

288: This Week: Little Big Man, Public Enemies, Dahmer

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Little Big Man, Public Enemies, and Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. Events from This Week in History Little Big Man | BOATS #268 Public Enemies Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story […]

287: This Week: JFK, LBJ, The Pianist

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: JFK, LBJ, and The Pianist. Events from This Week in History JFK | BOATS #274 (Interview) and BOATS #126 (Narrative) LBJ | BOATS #127 The Pianist | BOATS #34 Birthdays from This Week in History The […]

285: This Week: Silkwood, Young Winston, Saving Lincoln

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Silkwood, Young Winston, and Saving Lincoln. Events from This Week in History Silkwood Young Winston | BOATS #259 Saving Lincoln   Birthdays from This Week in History The Impressionists Waterloo | BOATS #174 or […]

283: Chaplin with Scott Eyman

Classic film historian Scott Eyman’s new book is out today! It’s called Charlie Chaplin vs. America: When Art, Sex and Politics Collided, so today we’ll be chatting with Scott about Charlie Chaplin’s life as it was depicted in the 1992 biopic from Richard Attenborough. Get Scott’s new book Charlie Chaplin vs. America See more of […]

281: This Week: Jobs, The Pacific, Tombstone

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movie: Jobs, The Pacific, and Tombstone. Events from This Week in History Jobs | History of the word “Podcasting” on Podnews.net The Pacific | BOATS Series on The Pacific The Fellowship of the Ring | BOATS Series […]

277: This Week: Black Hawk Down, Sergeant York, Che!

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movie: Black Hawk Down, Sergeant York, and Che! Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn commissions from qualifying purchases […]

276: This Week: Robinson Crusoe, Alexander, 61*

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movie: Robinson Crusoe, Alexander, and 61*. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn commissions from qualifying purchases through […]

275: This Week: Patty Hearst, Chaplin, Tolkien, Turn

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies and TV series: Patty Hearst, Chaplin, Tolkien, and Turn: Washington’s Spies. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story […]

273: This Week: United 93, A Star-Spangled Story, Frida

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: United 93, A Star-Spangled Story, and Frida. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn commissions from […]