Summer Read 2011 Movie Night : Amelia

Category: Movies
Location: Adrian Lamb Room

Summer Read 2011 Movie Night : Amelia

The story of Amelia Earhart, the legendary American aviatrix who boldly flew into the annals of history.  She goes on to win the Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Amelia and her husband/business partner George Putnam have an enduring marriage that could not be broken by her determination to fly, nor her passionate affair with Gene Vidal. At age 39, she sets out on an attempt to circumnavigate the globe, an adventure that catapults her into aviation myth.

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This event is part of the program Summer Read 2011:Memoir, Biography, and Autobiography.
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