10 Things You Don't Know About
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Benjamin Franklin

Aired on Feb 27, 201221m

Uncover little-known details of Franklin’s past, shedding new light on his eccentric behaviors and how they enabled him to help save the American Revolution.

Uncover little-known details of Franklin’s past, shedding new light on his eccentric behaviors and how they enabled him to help save the American Revolution.

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Abraham Lincoln

Aired on Feb 27, 201221m

Outspoken historian David Eisenbach delves into Lincoln's private life and reveals that the Great Emancipator was a racist, had trouble with women, and actually enjoyed sleeping with men.

Outspoken historian David Eisenbach delves into Lincoln's private life and reveals that the Great Emancipator was a racist, had trouble with women, and actually enjoyed sleeping with men.

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John F. Kennedy

Aired on Mar 05, 201221m

Historian David Eisenbach uncovers little-known details about the life of John F. Kennedy: He was a courier in Nazi Germany, a body builder, and a man addicted to danger.

Historian David Eisenbach uncovers little-known details about the life of John F. Kennedy: He was a courier in Nazi Germany, a body builder, and a man addicted to danger.

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J. Edgar Hoover

Aired on Mar 05, 201221m

Dig into the buried secrets of the man who ran the FBI for almost 40 years as America’s most respected—and feared—lawman. Was he a neighborhood peeping tom and a sexual blackmailer?

Dig into the buried secrets of the man who ran the FBI for almost 40 years as America’s most respected—and feared—lawman. Was he a neighborhood peeping tom and a sexual blackmailer?

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The OK Corral

Aired on Mar 12, 201221m

How much of what we know about the infamous gunfight at the OK Corral is actually true? Historian David Eisenbach heads straight to the scene of the crime to unearth the facts.

How much of what we know about the infamous gunfight at the OK Corral is actually true? Historian David Eisenbach heads straight to the scene of the crime to unearth the facts.

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The Roosevelts

Aired on Mar 19, 200221m

Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were Washington's first couple with a New Deal. But historian David Eisenbach reveals that the Roosevelts' marriage was a political arrangement of epic proportions.

Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were Washington's first couple with a New Deal. But historian David Eisenbach reveals that the Roosevelts' marriage was a political arrangement of epic proportions.

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The Mormons

Aired on Mar 26, 201221m

Mormons built a politically powerful religion based on family, faith and clean living. But they also built Las Vegas, they owned brothels, and they copied some of their rituals from the Freemasons.

Mormons built a politically powerful religion based on family, faith and clean living. But they also built Las Vegas, they owned brothels, and they copied some of their rituals from the Freemasons.

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Pablo Escobar

Aired on Apr 02, 201221m

Colombia's king of cocaine was a man his own government was afraid to touch. But he also violated the dead, set fire to millions in cash to keep warm, and even helped the U.S. hunt Osama Bin Laden.

Colombia's king of cocaine was a man his own government was afraid to touch. But he also violated the dead, set fire to millions in cash to keep warm, and even helped the U.S. hunt Osama Bin Laden.

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George Patton

Aired on Apr 09, 201221m

General George Patton was best known for his leadership during World War II, and later for his outspoken nature and unconventional behavior.

General George Patton was best known for his leadership during World War II, and later for his outspoken nature and unconventional behavior.

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Caligula

Aired on Apr 16, 201221m

Caligula was a notoriously sadistic Roman Emperor with a wanton disregard for life. Roman citizens, even those with money and power of their own, lived in fear of Caligula’s cruelty.

Caligula was a notoriously sadistic Roman Emperor with a wanton disregard for life. Roman citizens, even those with money and power of their own, lived in fear of Caligula’s cruelty.

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Adolf Hitler

Aired on Apr 30, 201221m

Historian David Eisenbach takes a closer look at history's most notorious anti-Semite, a man so hell-bent on world domination that his Nazi war machine inflicted death and destruction on millions of innocent victims.

Historian David Eisenbach takes a closer look at history's most notorious anti-Semite, a man so hell-bent on world domination that his Nazi war machine inflicted death and destruction on millions of innocent victims.

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The Rat Pack

Aired on May 07, 201221m

They were the bad boys of popular music in the 1960’s. But contrary to the usual stories, Frank Sinatra didn’t start the Rat Pack and Dean Martin’s on-stage drunkenness was an act.

They were the bad boys of popular music in the 1960’s. But contrary to the usual stories, Frank Sinatra didn’t start the Rat Pack and Dean Martin’s on-stage drunkenness was an act.