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Based on a True Story is the award-winning podcast that compares what really happened with what we see on the silver screen. Grab your ticket each week as we'll travel through history to learn the true story behind your favorite movies.

May 29, 2017

May 30th, 1943 was opening day for a new league. Did women really replace the men in baseball during World War II? This week on the podcast we'll learn more about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League as we compare history with A League of Their Own.

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May 22, 2017

Carl Brashear was the first to do many things. This week we'll compare history with Cuba Gooding Jr and Robert DeNiro's film Men of Honor.

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May 15, 2017

In a special listener request, we'll cover Cadillac Records and learn the true story behind the history of blues in Chicago.

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May 8, 2017

Special guest Cody Wheat from the Shots of History podcast joins me this week as we compare history with The Untouchables.

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May 1, 2017

Today, Citizen Kane is considered by many to be one of the greatest films of all time. However, when the movie Citizen Kane was released, the man who's life inspired the film was outraged. He tried his best to keep the movie from seeing the light of day. What would spark such outrage? Let's compare history with Citizen...