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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. Louis 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 […]

238: A United Kingdom with Jens Heycke

In the 2016 movie A United Kingdom, we learn about the controversial interracial marriage between Seretse Khama and Ruth Williams. How well did the movie do telling the true story? Author Jens Heycke joins Based on a True Story to help us separate fact from fiction in the film. Get Jens book Follow Jens Did […]

234: Radioactive with Lauren Redniss

Today we’re learning about the 2019 movie Radioactive with Lauren Redniss, who is the artist and author who wrote the book of the same name that the movie was based on. Get Lauren’s book See more of Lauren’s work Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Disclaimer: Dan […]

229: One Night with the King with Michael LeFebvre

Today we’re learning about the 2006 movie One Night with the King. Dr. Michael LeFebvre is a Fellow at the Center for Pastor Theologians and an Old Testament scholar who will join us to separate fact from fiction in the movie. Michael’s article on Esther Michael’s podcast on Esther Michael’s author page on Amazon Did […]

209: W.E. with Andrew Lownie

The movie’s title W.E. stands for Wallis and Edward. Was the movie correct to suggest King Edward VIII’s reason for abdicating the throne in 1936 was so he could marry the American divorcee Wallis Simpson? We’ll chat with author Andrew Lownie about the true story to find out more. Traitor King: The Scandalous Exile of […]

155: Les Miserables with Maurice Samuels

Get Maurice’s book Find out more about Maurice’s work 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, […]

139: Turn: Washington’s Spies with Michael Troy

Subscribe to American Revolution 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 […]

137: Cleopatra with Dr. Zahi Hawass

Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt Visit Dr. Hawass’ website 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. […]