10 Things You Don't Know About

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 1 Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin

Aired on Feb 27, 2012

Benjamin Franklin was a multi-talented American founding father–but he also owned slaves, frequented sex clubs and was a suspected serial killer. In this episode of our new series, maverick historian David Eisenbach uncovers little-known details of Franklin’s past, shedding new light on Franklin’s eccentric behaviors and how they enabled him to help save the American Revolution.

 2 Abraham Lincoln
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Abraham Lincoln

Aired on Feb 27, 2012

Abraham Lincoln was the steady hand of leadership during the Civil War, only to be gunned down in his prime at Ford’s Theater. 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.

 3 John F. Kennedy
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John F. Kennedy

Aired on Mar 05, 2012

JFK brought Camelot to Washington and forever cemented the Kennedy name in the political sphere. But he was also a courier in Nazi Germany, a body builder and was seriously addicted to danger. Maverick historian David Eisenbach will uncovers these and more little-known details about the life of John F. Kennedy.

 4 J. Edgar Hoover
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J. Edgar Hoover

Aired on Mar 05, 2012

J. Edgar Hoover ran the FBI for almost 40 years and was America’s most respected, and feared, lawman. Author and historian David Eisenbach digs into Hoover’s buried secrets to reveal that Hoover was also a neighborhood peeping tom, a sexual blackmailer, and created the world’s first Gay Spy Ring.

 5 The OK Corral
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The OK Corral

Aired on Mar 12, 2012
The OK Corral was the site of the world's most famous Wild West gunfight. But the shootout didn't actually happen at the OK Corral, Wyatt Earp was more of a pimp than a lawman, and Doc Holliday didn't die with his boots on. Historian David Eisenbach heads straight to the scene of the crime to unearth what you don't know about the gunfight at the OK Corral.
 6 The Roosevelts
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The Roosevelts

Aired on Mar 19, 2012

Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were Washington’s first couple with a New Deal. But historian and author David Eisenbach reveals that the Roosevelts’ marriage was a political arrangement of epic proportions. FDR had a long-running affair with his wife’s secretary, and Eleanor was a closet lesbian in love with a female news reporter.

 7 The Mormons
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The Mormons

Aired on Mar 26, 2012

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. These are just some of the secrets author and Historian David Eisenbach uncovers.

 10 Caligula
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Aired on Apr 16, 2012

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. In this episode, historian David Eisenbach reveals that Caligula also walked on water, played craps to make Rome rich, and engaged in incest with his own sisters.

 12 The Rat Pack
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The Rat Pack

Aired on May 07, 2012

They were the bad boys of popular music in the 1960’s. But contrary to the usual stories, Frank Sinatra had nothing to do with starting the Rat Pack, Dean Martin was never really drunk to begin with, and Judy Garland wanted Sinatra so badly she stalked him. Author and historian David Eisenbach brings you all the cool details.

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