Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on July 2, 1937 is one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. A number of theories about her death have emerged in the last 79 years. We examine her remarkable life as the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic, to being a successful author and a feminist icon and finally what really happened on July 2, 1937.
With Carter Roy & Vanessa Richardson
About Historical Figures
Big Lives. Little-known Facts. Great, unknown stories hide inside history—every Wednesday, we dig up what you don't know about the icons you do know. Hosts Carter and Vanessa bring history to life, telling unexpected anecdotes, describing the real personalities behind big names, and examining each individual’s lasting impact on the world. A reboot of Remarkable Lives. Tragic Deaths. (iTunes “Best Debuts of 2016”) Historical Figures is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.