With several biographical films in theatres this year, All Things Considered conducts a little truth-squadding to find out how true these bio-pics are to the identities and life events portrayed, and where producers took creative license. The three-part series with All Things Considered host Robert Siegel airs beginning Monday, December 24 on witf fm.
Series in detail:
Argo - Monday, December 24
Fact-check Argo, which chronicles a secret CIA rescue mission in 1970s Iran.
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Hyde Park On Hudson - Tuesday, December 25
Fact-check Hyde Park on Hudson, which depicts a crucial weekend meeting between England's King George VI and American president Franklin D. Roosevelt on the eve of World War II.
Hitchcock - Wednesday, December 26
Fact-check Hitchcock, which tells the story of film director Alfred Hitchcock's tumultuous marriage and his work to get the groundbreaking Psycho off the ground.
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