America: Facts vs. Fiction 2013 | TV Show Watchlist
An exploration of the history of America and its military that sheds light on facts and details that have been long lost, distorted and/or ignored; and that debunks myths, as well.
Premiered: July 10, 2013
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Myths obscure the real facts about our favorite vices: smoking, drinking and gambling. You won't believe which nation had the first anti-smoking campaign, what those three X's on a jug of moonshine mean, or where our first slot machines appeared.
The war waged by America's greatest generation is obscured by myth. Few remember that an American admiral played a pivotal role in showing Japan how to attack Pearl Harbor or that the German army was not the mechanized wonder it's reputed to be.
History as we generally know it is full of half-truths and a mother load of juicy details have been lost, distorted, covered up or simply ignored along the way. AMERICA: FACTS VS. FICTION is on a mission to set the record straight.
Myths and misconceptions surround our celebrations of Christmas and New Year's Eve. Learn how the Santa we cherish is actually the product of three New Yorkers and how the Times Square Ball drop is based on a bygone system of standardizing time.
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- Premiered: July 10, 2013
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: An exploration of the history of America and its military that sheds light on facts and details that have been long lost, distorted and/or ignored; and that debunks myths, as well. (more)
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