True Story of Braveheart

  • 2002

Unearthing the true story of Sir William Wallace of Scotland (1272?-1305). Included: the 15th-century epic poem by the minstrel Blind Harry; an interview with screenwriter Randall Wallace, who penned “Braveheart” for Mel Gibson's film; and a look at the inaccuracies of the 1996 Oscar-winning movie, highlighted by scholars. Also: the establishment of (more…)

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  • Premiered: May 17, 2002
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  • Premise: Unearthing the true story of Sir William Wallace of Scotland (1272?-1305). Included: the 15th-century epic poem by the minstrel Blind Harry; an interview with screenwriter Randall Wallace, who penned “Braveheart” for Mel Gibson's film; and a look at the in… (more)

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