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Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl (2006)

Actor Robert Wuhl examines facts and myths in American history.
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Actor Robert Wuhl examines facts and myths in American history.

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The stories that made up America and the history that America made up.


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Robert Wuhl: [about George Washington] He was the hero of the Revolution. Do you know how many battles he fought? Nine. Do you know how many he actually won? Three. Three! That makes his record 3-6. 3-6? 3-6 doesn't get you to the Gator Bowl, leave alone the White House.
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Funny and Informative
4 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I recently watched this, but when it started I had no idea what the concept was about, what the topic was.....in short - I had no idea what it was. Was it a documentary, was it a comedy routine.....Well, it was BOTH.

It started a little slow, but I think that's because I had absolutely no idea what type of program I was viewing. But it quickly sucked me in. The episode I watched had Robert Wuhl discussing fact and fiction in history. Mainly how we (american's) learn history that isn't really true - and how we got to learn what we did. He did this in such a way as to keep the viewer completely entertained, and interested. I actually learned a few things and that is a true indicator of how effective this type of program can be.

I would love to see this picked up as a series for HBO. I believe it can be just as fun and effective with a variety of topics - especially if they are "taught" in the same type of manner as this episode.


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