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Extraordinary Women


Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
10.1 Agatha Christie Agatha Christie was the Queen of Crime Fiction. In a career that spanned more than half a century and two world wars, Agatha wrote 80 novels and short stories, creating such unforgettable characters as Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple. Revered as the 'Master of Suspense', Agatha perfected the art of the 'whodunit' - and her mysteries were a masterpiece in misdirection. The experiences that impacted her work and life are explored, her worldly travels, volunteer work during WW I and rumors of a nervous breakdown. (7 of 7) 107 SU 09/21/14 10:00pm 00:50:18 (RPT) × × ST
36.1 Maria Montessori In a remarkable life spanning eight decades, Maria Montessori, challenged convention to pioneer a radical new system of education; one which focused on the child as an independent learner and which spread to all corners of the world. A look is taken at how her visionary method of education has helped produce some of the most creative and successful people on the planet. 113 TU 09/09/14 04:00am 00:48:30 - (CC) × ST
36.1 Indira Gandhi Indira Gandhi was always destined for greatness. As the first female leader of the world's largest democracy, she inherited a country plagued by poverty, famine and social injustice. Yet Indira triumphed over her critics, transformed India into a confident independent democracy, and rose to dominate India's political stage for nearly 20 years. Despite all her success, Indira was a woman of extreme contradictions, and eventually, paid the price for her very public flaws. 110 TU 09/09/14 05:00am 00:50:56 - (CC) × ST
36.2 Agatha Christie Agatha Christie was the Queen of Crime Fiction. In a career that spanned more than half a century and two world wars, Agatha wrote 80 novels and short stories, creating such unforgettable characters as Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple. Revered as the 'Master of Suspense', Agatha perfected the art of the 'whodunit' - and her mysteries were a masterpiece in misdirection. The experiences that impacted her work and life are explored, her worldly travels, volunteer work during WW I and rumors of a nervous breakdown. (7 of 7) 107 SU 09/21/14 10:00pm 00:50:18 (RPT) × × ST