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 […]

248: This Week: The Other Boleyn Girl, The Spirit of St. Louis, Amelia

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in The Other Boleyn Girl, The Spirit of St. LouisĀ and Amelia. 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 […]

246: This Week: Band of Brothers, Operation Finale, Amazing Grace

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in Band of Brothers, Operation FinaleĀ and Amazing Grace. 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 […]

244: This Week: Gods and Generals, The Right Stuff, The Hindenburg

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in Gods and Generals, The Right Stuff and The Hindenburg. Alan Shepard’s photo from space The Hindenburg disaster footage Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or […]

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

On this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in The Conspirator, Pearl Harbor and The Red Baron. 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 […]

240: Apollo 13, The Conspirator, Titanic

On this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in Apollo 13, The Conspirator and Titanic. 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 […]

232: This Week: Waco, The Crucible, Seabiscuit

On this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in Waco, The Crucible and Seabiscuit. 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 our […]

194: Project Blue Book with David O’Leary and Sean Jablonski

Project Blue Book with David O'Leary and Sean Jablonski

Today we’ll be chatting with the Creator and Showrunner of the History Channel’s Project Blue Book about what it takes to create a TV show that is inspired by true events. The true stories behind Project Blue Book Season 1 The true stories behind Project Blue Book Season 2 Save Blue Book Sign the Petition […]

156: Mutiny on the Bounty with Brandon Huebner

Subscribe to Brandon’s podcast Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn commissions from qualifying purchases through our links on this page. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Transcript Note: This transcript is automatically generated. There will be mistakes, so please don’t use them […]

143: The Crucible

Resources A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials The Salem Witch Trials Victims: Who Were They? Records of Salem Witchcraft, Copied from the Original Documents Records of Salem Witchcraft Salem Judges Presiding Over Cases Accusing Witchcraft The Crucible (1996) – IMDb How A 12-Year-Old Sparked The First Witch-Hunt In America All About Abigail Williams, […]