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Independent Lens Episode: "Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines"

Season 14, Episode 11
Episode Synopsis: Examining the evolution of Wonder Woman and other female superheroes, whose depictions through the decades have often mirrored societal anxieties about strong women. The film features Lynda Carter ("Wonder Woman") and Lindsay Wagner ("The Bionic Woman"); Gloria Steinem; comics artist-writer Trina Robbins; original Riot Grrl Kathleen Hanna; Wonder Woman fans; and author Jen Stuller ("Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology").
Original Air Date: Apr 15, 2013
Guest Cast Gloria Steinem Lindsay Wagner Kathleen Hanna Lynda Carter

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Premiered: August 09, 1999, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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