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Welcome to Awesome Truth, a wrestling book club in podcast form. Every episode, your hosts Steve Cimino and Walt Schwenk will dissect a piece of wrestling literature. From autobiographies to exposés, WWF to WCW to WWE, it's an in-depth look at the pro wrestling written word.

May 30, 2018

Bruno Sammartino, one of the most beloved and successful pro wrestlers of all time, died in April of 2018. In response, WWE released a documentary recapping his life, which you can find on the WWE Network. Is this Bruno retrospective worth a watch, or just the extended version of a four-minute video package that they've labeled a 'documentary'? On the latest episode of Awesome Truth, we revisit Bruno's life through the WWE lens and examine how pro wrestling in the 1960s and 1970s got us to the modern era.