American Heroes

American Heroes

American Heroes

Much of what we know about America's showmen is myth, not truth. Discover how Harry Houdini didn't die escaping from his famous torture cell - and how P.T. Barnum doubled his profits by manufacturing doubt about the authenticity of his own exhibits.

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American Heroes

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Black Ops
  • 1.Black Ops S2: Crisis in Malaya

    Black Ops S2: Crisis in Malaya

    American Heroes

    The story of the rebirth of the SAS as jungle fighters in Britain's most successful counter insurgency campaign ? the Malayan Emergency.

    • GenreEntErtainmEnt, Series
    • RatingTV-PG
    • Runtime00:51
    TV-PG11/21/201412/18/2014
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Facts vs. Fiction
  • 1.America: Facts vs. Fiction: Red and True?

    America: Facts vs. Fiction: Red and True?

    American Heroes

    Myths and misconceptions surround our most revered patriotic symbols. Learn how the Statue of Liberty was originally intended to stand in Egypt, how the American Flag wasn't designed by Betsy Ross, and that Mount Rushmore is actually uncompleted.

    • GenreSeries, Military
    • RatingTV-PG
    • Runtime00:28
    TV-PG11/5/201412/2/2014
  • 2.America: Facts vs. Fiction: Wartime Rosies

    America: Facts vs. Fiction: Wartime Rosies

    American Heroes

    The truth about women during World War II goes way beyond Rosie the Riveter. In this episode, our stories range from the woman who broke Japan's secret code to the Hollywood sex goddess who invented a remote-controlled torpedo.

    • GenreSeries, Military
    • RatingTV-PG
    • Runtime00:27
    TV-PG11/19/201412/16/2014
  • 3.America: Facts vs. Fiction:Master Illusion

    America: Facts vs. Fiction:Master Illusion

    American Heroes

    Much of what we know about America's showmen is myth, not truth. Discover how Harry Houdini didn't die escaping from his famous torture cell - and how P.T. Barnum doubled his profits by manufacturing doubt about the authenticity of his own exhibits.

    • GenreSeries, Military
    • RatingTV-PG
    • Runtime00:26
    TV-PG11/26/201412/23/2014

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New on AHC
  • 1.America: Facts vs. Fiction: Red and True?

    America: Facts vs. Fiction: Red and True?

    American Heroes

    Myths and misconceptions surround our most revered patriotic symbols. Learn how the Statue of Liberty was originally intended to stand in Egypt, how the American Flag wasn't designed by Betsy Ross, and that Mount Rushmore is actually uncompleted.

    • GenreSeries, Military
    • RatingTV-PG
    • Runtime00:28
    TV-PG11/5/201412/2/2014
  • 2.America: Facts vs. Fiction: Wartime Rosies

    America: Facts vs. Fiction: Wartime Rosies

    American Heroes

    The truth about women during World War II goes way beyond Rosie the Riveter. In this episode, our stories range from the woman who broke Japan's secret code to the Hollywood sex goddess who invented a remote-controlled torpedo.

    • GenreSeries, Military
    • RatingTV-PG
    • Runtime00:27
    TV-PG11/19/201412/16/2014
  • 3.America: Facts vs. Fiction:Master Illusion

    America: Facts vs. Fiction:Master Illusion

    American Heroes

    Much of what we know about America's showmen is myth, not truth. Discover how Harry Houdini didn't die escaping from his famous torture cell - and how P.T. Barnum doubled his profits by manufacturing doubt about the authenticity of his own exhibits.

    • GenreSeries, Military
    • RatingTV-PG
    • Runtime00:26
    TV-PG11/26/201412/23/2014
  • 4.Rise of the Berlin Wall

    Rise of the Berlin Wall

    American Heroes

    While many saw the fall of the Berlin Wall, few were present at its birth in August 1961. But one westerner was: Reuter's journalist Adam Kellet-Long ,having received a tip off that evening, discovers thousands of men working to seal off West Berlin.

    • GenreSeries, Military
    • RatingTV-PG
    • Runtime00:51
    TV-PG11/7/201412/4/2014

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