Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Happy anniversary, Amelia Earhart!

On this day in 1935, legendary aviatrix Amelia Earhart became the first person to cross the Pacific solo from Hawaii to California. In our In Search Of...  episode solved the mystery of her later disappearance in 1937.

Wait, no, we didn't solve the mystery of her disappearance. We solved the mystery of whether or not the In Search Of... episode devoted to her was worth watching. I'm still  proud of our accomplishment.

As a helpful reminder as we celebrate this aviation milestone, let Leonard Nimoy remind you that THIS is Amelia:

THIS woman, despite the claims of a certain individual, insists she is NOT Amelia:

Are they celebrating this anniversary at Leisure World in New jersey?

(To learn more, check out our episode covering this as well as the YouTube playlist)

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