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, […]

289: This Week: Tora! Tora! Tora!, Pearl Harbor, Wake Island

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Tora! Tora! Tora!, Pearl Harbor, and Wake Island. Events from This Week in History Tora! Tora! Tora! | BOATS #82 Pearl Harbor | BOATS #212 Wake Island | BOATS #171 Radioactive | BOATS #234 […]

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 […]

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 […]

280: Gettysburg with Gregory J.W. Urwin

Podcast Episode: Gettysburg with Gregory J.W. Urwin

We travel back to the 1993 film Gettysburg along with military historian and author Gregory J.W. Urwin to find out how well it does showing the Battle of Gettysburg during the Civil War. Support our guest Custer Victorious: The Civil War Battles of General George Armstrong Custer Also mentioned in this episode Gettysburg by Stephen […]

279: This Week: The Patriot, MacArthur, X-Men: First Class

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movie: The Patriot, MacArthur, and X-Men: First Class. 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 […]

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 […]