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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.

Oct 30, 2017

Happy Halloween! To get in the spirit of the season, this week I'll be joined by Sam Fredrickson from the Not Alone podcast as we dive into what really happened surrounding The Mothman Prophecies.

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Oct 23, 2017

Loving was released in 2016 and depicts the story of Richard and Mildred Loving as they struggled against racial barriers. Their case, Loving v Virginia, would go all the way to the Supreme Court and be the catalyst to legalizing interracial marriages in the United States today.

 

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Oct 16, 2017

The 1983 film The Right Stuff is considered by many to be an epic masterpiece. Before the Apollo program, The Right Stuff tells the story of the first astronauts in the United States and the race to get into space.

 

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Oct 9, 2017

We're diving into the classics this week as we compare history with Mata Hari. Released in 1931, Mata Hari tells the story of the woman who many considered to be one of the most dangerous spies during World War I.

 

Get the transcript and full show notes at https://www.basedonatruestorypodcast.com/74-mata-hari/

 

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Oct 2, 2017

If you're a fan of history, 2008's Flash of Genius tells the story about something that probably never even crossed your mind. One man's journey to inventing the intermittent windshield wiper and how the huge car manufacturers tried to steal it from him.

 

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