326: This Week: Loving, Waterloo, J. Edgar

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Loving, Waterloo, and J. Edgar. Events from This Week in History Wednesday: Loving | BOATS #76 Saturday: Waterloo | BOATS #174 Saturday: J. Edgar | BOATS #185   Birthdays from This Week in History Anne Frank […]

321: Napoleon with Louis Sarkozy

Historians weren’t there, but that doesn’t mean they don’t know the true story about one of the most documented people in all of human history. Let’s put Napoleon’s new film to the test with Louis Sarkozy, historian and author of “Napoleon’s Library.” Join us as we dissect the movie’s portrayal, separate fact from fiction, and uncover […]

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 […]

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 […]

315: This Week: Troy, Chernobyl

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in the movie Troy and two events from the TV series Chernobyl. Events from This Week in History Troy | BOATS #133 Chernobyl | BOATS Miniseries   Birthdays from This Week in History Vladimir Lenin in The King’s Man Marcus […]

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 […]

313: This Week: The Conspirator, Pearl Harbor, The Red Baron

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: The Conspirator, Pearl Harbor, and The Red Baron. Events from This Week in History The Conspirator | BOATS #175 Pearl Harbor | BOATS #212 The Red Baron   Birthdays from This Week in History The Life […]

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 […]

308: This Week: Schindler’s List, Valkyrie, Rome

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Schindler’s List, Valkyrie, and Rome. Events from This Week in History Schindler’s List | BOATS #261 Valkyrie | BOATS #62 Rome   Birthdays from This Week in History Selma | BOATS #167 Oppenheimer Klaus   […]