Have you ever heard about the time Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt ducked out of a dinner to take a flight over Washington DC?
Or about how Bessie Coleman had to go all the way to France to learn how to fly an airplane because no one would teach her in America?
This episode also features the Fred Fischer and Alfred Bryan song from 1910, “Come Josephine In My Flying Machine,” which is performed by Mick Sullivan and Suki Anderson.
“Bessie Coleman” read by Kelly Moore (featuring the voice of AJ Cornell)
“Amelia and Eleanor” read by Amber Estes-Thieneman
Production, music and stories by Mick Sullivan
Also featuring incidental music from Squeeze-bot