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In this episode of The Historian's Movie Review I go mad for The Madness of King George, what, what?
Topics include 18th century medicine, George III and the American colonies, and the beginning of Civil War Month in April!
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Christopher Hibbert, George III: A Personal History
HBO Miniseries "John Adams" - John Adams Meets George III
Intro, Outro, and Intersicial Music - George Frederic Handel, "Music for the Royal Fireworks"
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In this week's episode of the Historian's Movie Review I look at the 1990 movie The Long Walk Home starring Whoopie Goldberg and Sissy Spacek.
Topics discussed include the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, Martin Luther King Jr., and the true story about Rosa Parks.
NSFW - use of racially insensitive language in the film.
Correction - The Montgomery Boycott lasted from December 1, 1955 - December 20, 1956
Intro, Outro, and Intersicial Music:
The Friendly Four, "Where is Freedom," in Black Gospel Resoration Project, Baylor University
Theoharis, Jeanne, The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
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In this week's episode of the Historian's Movie Review I look at two classic Marx Brothers films - Duck Soup and Horse Feathers. Topics discussed include The Great Depression, Prohibition, and FDR.
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Continuing my unintentional Cold War series I look at Dr. Strangelove. Topics include how to remove Fidel Castro's beard, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and vital bodily fluids.
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IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057012/
Kennedy Cuban Missile Crisis Speech - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EgdUgzAWcrw
Intro, Outro, Interstitial music - "Devil on my Shoulder," The Underscore Orkestra
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