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Based on a True Story

145 EpisodesProduced by Dan LeFebvreWebsite

We've all seen the movies that claim to be 'based on a true story', but have you ever wondered how historically accurate they are? That's what we'll aim to find out as we compare Hollywood with history.

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42

On April 15th, Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day, in honor of the man who broke down racial barriers by becoming the first black player in the MLB. A few years ago, a movie named after Jackie's jersey number -- 42 -- was released to an extremely positive critical response.

How much of the story was true and what was missing from the movie? We'll find out in this week's episode about the movie 42.

Music credits and more show notes can be found here:

http://www.basedonatruestorypodcast.com/02-42/

 

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