Season 11, Episode 9 Fly Girls
First Aired: May 24, 1999
Recalling the Women Airforce Service Pilots, a World War II unit whose members ferried military planes and served as test pilots and flight instructors. Six veterans of the service are interviewed; as is test pilot Chuck Yeager. Mary McDonnell narrates.
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- Premiered: October 4, 1988
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)
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