305: This Week: Waco, The Crucible, Seabiscuit

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Waco, The Crucible, and Seabiscuit. Events from This Week in History Waco The Crucible | BOATS #143 Seabiscuit | BOATS #131   Birthdays from This Week in History Walk the Line Constantine and the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]