America: Facts vs. Fiction Season 1
S01 E01Jul 10, 2013
Flying Machines Jul 10, 2013 Flying devices have been created to take us all around the world and even into space. On America's Facts Vs. Fictions, learn how Apollo 11 only made it home thanks to a pen and that Air Force One is a code name and not the actual name of the plane.
S01 E02Jul 10, 2013
Founding Fathers Jul 10, 2013 We think we know the true story of the birth of the United States but there is a whole other story. In this episode of America's Facts Vs. Fiction, we learn who else rode with Paul Revere and that George Washington wasn't really our first President.
S01 E03Jul 17, 2013
Pilgrims and Witches Jul 17, 2013 The roots of America can be traced to the first settlers that came there. In this episode of America's Facts Vs. Fictions, learn that the Pilgrim Â"ThanksgivingÂ" was about fasting and the only Â"witchcraftÂ" in Salem was done by a group of young girls.
S01 E04Jul 24, 2013
Trick or Treat Jul 24, 2013 We don't always know the truth behind what scares us. On the next episode of America's Facts Vs. Fictions, learn that our Halloween's origins aren't all that ancient and that Edgar Allan Poe is not the madman that others have made him out to be.
S01 E05Jul 31, 2013
The Inventors Jul 31, 2013 We don't always know the truth behind the inventors that create the devices we use every day. On America's Facts Vs. Fictions, learn that Thomas Edison didn't actually invent the light bulb and Benjamin Franklin never Â"discoveredÂ" electricity.
S01 E06Aug 7, 2013
Presidential Conspiracies Aug 7, 2013 With our greatest Presidents, we have to differentiate between the man and the legend. On the next episode of America's Facts Vs. Fiction learn FDR may have never had polio and Abraham Lincoln and JFK don't have all that much in common.
S01 E07Aug 14, 2013
The New World Aug 14, 2013 There is more to the explorers who discovered America than we have been told. On the next episode of America's Facts Vs. Fiction learn Christopher Columbus never stepped foot in North America and Hernán Cortés didn't defeat the Aztecs by himself.
S01 E08Aug 21, 2013
Roadside Stories Aug 21, 2013 A whole other story is behind the roads and bridges that cross the United States. On this episode of America's Facts Vs. Fictions learn a woman was the driving force behind completing the Brooklyn Bridge and Route 66 wasn't built from scratch.