Amelia Earhart

The Takeaway

Amelia Earhart Mystery Remains

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

A multi-million dollar search to find the wreckage of Amelia Earhart's plane has come up empty.


The Takeaway

The Anniversary of Amelia Earhart's Disappearance

Monday, July 02, 2012

Exactly 75 years ago today, Amelia Earhart disappeared during her historic attempt to circle the globe. Now investigators have evidence that suggests Earhart and her navigator Frederick Noonan were marooned castaways on a deserted island after their plane crashed.

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Today in History: Amelia Earhart Takes First Solo Flight From Hawaii to California

Monday, January 11, 2010


On this day in 1935 Amelia Earhart completed the first solo flight from Honolulu to Oakland, California. According to reports at the time, her takeoff was nearly a disaster. It had been raining all morning, but by late afternoon ...


Studio 360

When Gore Met Amelia

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

If you're planning to see 'Amelia,' the new Amelia Earhart biopic now in theaters, keep an eye out for recent 'Studio 360' guest Gore Vidal -- or at least the actor playing him. The film takes place long before he became notorious for his envelope-pushing novels and on-air political smackdowns with William F. Buckley. At the time he knew the famous female aviator, Vidal was still a kid. But it turns out that his father, Gene, was an able pilot in his own right and one of Earhart's great loves.

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Today in History: Amelia Earhart

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Amelia Earhart in 1928.

Amelia Earhart in 1928.

On June 18, 1928, Amelia Earhart completes the flight that made her the first woman to successfully fly across the Atlantic Ocean. This clip is a radio broadcast “A Woman’s Place in Science” from 1935.

“This modern world of science and invention is of particular interest to women, for the lives of women have been more affected by its new horizons than those of any other group. Profound and stirring as have been accomplishments in the remoter fields of pure research, it is in the home that the applications of scientific achievement have perhaps been most far-reaching, and it is through changing conditions there that women have become the greatest beneficiaries in the modern scheme.

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