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Amelia Earhart




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This edition of The American Experience examines the life of Amelia Earhart, one of America's pioneering aviatrixes. Narrated by Kathy Bates, the video takes a long look at the events of Earhart's life. The film also traces the arc of the publicity surrounding Earhart, and shows how her awareness of her own importance as a symbol may have led her to take chances she shouldn't have. The video uses a combination of interviews and footage to construct an engaging portrait. Those with an interest in aviation or pioneering women will likely find it of value.


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Critic reviews for Amelia Earhart

"Earhart" is strongest in its depiction of the Earhart-Putnam relationship.

October 17, 2018 | Full Review…

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