Man Vs History

Man Vs History

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Steel Drivin' John Henry

Jul 27, 2021 | 41m 57s | tv-pg l | CC

Great American folk tales have been passed down for generations, often through word of mouth. While many of the stories snowball into legends over the years, most contain at least a kernel of truth. Bil tries to find that truth as he explores the claim that John Henry out-drilled a steam-powered drill, uncovers if Johnny Appleseed is truly responsible for all our delicious apples, and checks if a mythical cowboy really rode a cougar and wielded a rattlesnake as his lasso.

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