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Extraordinary Women


Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
36.1 Josephine Baker Josephine Baker was a black entertainer who took the world by storm. Born into poverty in America's Midwest, she danced her way to New York and then Paris. By the end of the 1920s, Josephine was making more money than any other entertainer in Europe. She took French citizenship and even worked on her adopted country‚Äôs behalf as an undercover agent during the Second World War, risking her life, smuggling secrets in her sheet music. A look is taken at her incredible journey, from rags to riches, her struggle for equality, major losses and her triumphant return. (5 of 7) 105 SA 07/19/14 09:00pm 00:49:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Martha Gellhorn Martha Gellhorn became a war correspondent almost by accident when her lover, Ernest Hemingway, urged her to file a report from Madrid during the Spanish Civil War. It was the beginning of a remarkable career spanning some sixty years. She carried on reporting well into her eighties. Martha was committed to reporting the truth and she worked hard for her reputation as one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century. The remarkable life of the war correspondent, novelist, travel writer and journalist is chronicled. 106 SA 07/26/14 09:00pm 00:48:57 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Martha Gellhorn Martha Gellhorn became a war correspondent almost by accident when her lover, Ernest Hemingway, urged her to file a report from Madrid during the Spanish Civil War. It was the beginning of a remarkable career spanning some sixty years. She carried on reporting well into her eighties. Martha was committed to reporting the truth and she worked hard for her reputation as one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century. The remarkable life of the war correspondent, novelist, travel writer and journalist is chronicled. 106 SU 07/27/14 03:00pm 00:48:57 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Martha Gellhorn Martha Gellhorn became a war correspondent almost by accident when her lover, Ernest Hemingway, urged her to file a report from Madrid during the Spanish Civil War. It was the beginning of a remarkable career spanning some sixty years. She carried on reporting well into her eighties. Martha was committed to reporting the truth and she worked hard for her reputation as one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century. The remarkable life of the war correspondent, novelist, travel writer and journalist is chronicled. 106 MO 07/28/14 05:00am 00:48:57 (RPT) (CC) × ST