America: Facts vs. Fiction

  • 2013
  • 5 Seasons
  • 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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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 2
AMERICA: FACTS VS. FICTION will tell the true stories behind American historical events, shedding light on what really took place in our past. Learn h (more…)
America Facts vs. Fiction Season 2
AMERICA: FACTS VS. FICTION will tell the true stories behind American historical events, shedding light on what really took place in our past. Learn h (more…)

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Bad Medicine Season 5, Episode 12 Mar 11, 2017 Paid

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.

Famous Feuds Season 5, Episode 9 Feb 18, 2017 Paid

Myths distort the stories of two of America's most renowned rivalries. Before their fateful duel, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr were law partners; and the conflict between the Hatfields and McCoys didn't end in the backwoods, but a courtroom.

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