Season 6, Episode 3 Amelia Earhart
First Aired: October 28, 1996
A profile of aviatrix Amelia Earhart (1897-1937), who, in 1932, became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. Earhart vanished during an attempt to circumnavigate the world at the equator.
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- Premiered: October 4, 1988
- Rating: TV-PG
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- 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)