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Fly with Me

1h 52m

Fly With Me tells the story of the pioneering women who became flight attendants at a time when single women were unable to order a drink, eat alone in a restaurant, own a credit card or get a prescription for birth control. The job offered unheard-of opportunities for travel and independence. These women were on the frontlines of the battle to assert gender equality and transform the workplace.

Episodes

  • Fly with Me: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Fly with Me

    S36 E2 - 1h 52m

    Fly With Me tells the story of the pioneering women who became flight attendants at a time when single women were unable to order a drink, eat alone in a restaurant, own a credit card or get a prescription for birth control. The job offered unheard-of opportunities for travel and independence. These women were on the frontlines of the battle to assert gender equality and transform the workplace.

  • Nazi Town, USA: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Nazi Town, USA

    S36 E1 - 52m 32s

    Nazi Town, USA tells the story of the German American Bund, a pro-Nazi group which in the 1930s had scores of chapters across the country, representing what many believe was a real threat of fascist subversion in the United States. They held joint rallies with the KKK and ran summer camps for children centered around Nazi ideology and imagery, melding patriotic values with virulent anti-Semitism.

Extras + Features

  • Who's Who: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Who's Who

    S36 E2 - 1m

    The integrator. The networker. The advocate. The organizer.

  • Trailer | Fly with Me: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer | Fly with Me

    S36 E2 - 2m 2s

    Fly With Me tells the story of the pioneering women who became flight attendants at a time when single women were unable to order a drink, eat alone in a restaurant, own a credit card or get a prescription for birth control. The job offered unheard-of opportunities for travel and independence. These women were on the frontlines of the battle to assert gender equality and transform the workplace.

  • Trailer | Nazi Town, USA: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer | Nazi Town, USA

    S36 E1 - 1m 26s

    Nazi Town, USA tells the story of the German American Bund, a pro-Nazi group which in the 1930s had scores of chapters across the country, representing what many believe was a real threat of fascist subversion in the United States. They held joint rallies with the KKK and ran summer camps for children centered around Nazi ideology and imagery, melding patriotic values with virulent anti-Semitism.

Schedule

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    Ruby Ridge

    Thursday
    Feb 29

    1 Hour

    Eyewitness accounts of the 1992 FBI siege at Ruby Ridge include the daughter of Randy Weaver, the man arrested following a standoff with police, and the federal agents on the scene.
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    American Experience

    Ruby Ridge

    Friday
    Mar 1

    1 Hour

    Eyewitness accounts of the 1992 FBI siege at Ruby Ridge include the daughter of Randy Weaver, the man arrested following a standoff with police, and the federal agents on the scene.
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    American Experience

    Fly With Me

    Friday
    Mar 1

    2 Hours

    A look at how the first female flight attendants were at the forefront of women's rights, asserting gender equality and transforming the workplace.
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    American Experience

    Fly With Me

    Saturday
    Mar 2

    2 Hours

    A look at how the first female flight attendants were at the forefront of women's rights, asserting gender equality and transforming the workplace.
  • Image
    American Experience: TVSS: Iconic

    American Experience

    Ruby Ridge

    Saturday
    Mar 2

    1 Hour

    Eyewitness accounts of the 1992 FBI siege at Ruby Ridge include the daughter of Randy Weaver, the man arrested following a standoff with police, and the federal agents on the scene.
  • Image
    American Experience: Fly With Me: TVSS: Iconic

    American Experience

    Fly With Me

    Saturday
    Mar 2

    2 Hours

    A look at how the first female flight attendants were at the forefront of women's rights, asserting gender equality and transforming the workplace.
  • Image
    American Experience: Fly With Me: TVSS: Iconic

    American Experience

    Fly With Me

    Saturday
    Mar 2

    2 Hours

    A look at how the first female flight attendants were at the forefront of women's rights, asserting gender equality and transforming the workplace.
  • Image
    American Experience: TVSS: Iconic

    American Experience

    Ruby Ridge

    Sunday
    Mar 3

    1 Hour

    Eyewitness accounts of the 1992 FBI siege at Ruby Ridge include the daughter of Randy Weaver, the man arrested following a standoff with police, and the federal agents on the scene.
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    American Experience

    Rachel Carson

    Tuesday
    Mar 5

    2 Hours

    Scientist Rachel Carson's book "Silent Spring" and other writings advance the global environmental movement.
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    American Experience

    Rachel Carson

    Wednesday
    Mar 6

    2 Hours

    Scientist Rachel Carson's book "Silent Spring" and other writings advance the global environmental movement.
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    American Experience

    Rachel Carson

    Wednesday
    Mar 6

    2 Hours

    Scientist Rachel Carson's book "Silent Spring" and other writings advance the global environmental movement.
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    Sandra Day O'Connor: The First

    Monday
    Mar 11

    2 Hours

    The life and career of Sandra Day O'Connor, from growing up on a cattle ranch in Arizona to her 25 years on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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