America: Facts vs. Fiction

  • 2013
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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.

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Bad Medicine Season 5, Episode 12 Mar 11, 2017 $1.99

America's medical history is infected with myths. George Washington's doctors may have inadvertently killed him; Abraham Lincoln used a toxic remedy that warped his mind; and heroin was once a best-selling cough suppressant.

The Civil War Season 5, Episode 11 Mar 4, 2017 Paid

Myths cloud the real facts of America's Civil War. The North's biggest city tried to secede; the Union didn't go to war to end slavery; most deaths weren't caused by battle wounds, and Grant and Lee didn't end the conflict; two other generals did.

Moments That Changed History Season 5, Episode 10 Feb 25, 2017 Paid

Myths and misconceptions surround four pivotal historic moments: the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C., the Boston Tea Party in 1773, and the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

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America Facts vs. Fiction Season 4
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 alon (more…)
America Facts vs. Fiction Season 4
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 alon (more…)
America Facts vs. Fiction Season 3
America: Fact vs. Fiction returns to set the record straight on some of the greatest American myths. This season, discover the truth behind the Times (more…)
America Facts vs. Fiction Season 3
America: Fact vs. Fiction returns to set the record straight on some of the greatest American myths. This season, discover the truth behind the Times (more…)

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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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