Extraordinary Women

The pioneering women who showed that a woman could be the equal of any man. But behind the public success, there was so often private heartache and personal tragedy. Featuring archive, interviews and dramatic re-enactment, this series reveals how these extraordinary women overcame adversity to emerge as triumphant, inspirational icons of the 20th century.

Episodes

Air Date: November 04, 2019 - 51:55
Amelia Earhart was an aviation pioneer and female icon. Born to a privileged family in Kansas in the United States, Amelia grew up a tomboy. It was no surprise that when her father, Edwin took her to an air show, Amelia was hooked.
Air Date: October 28, 2019 - 51:52
Brandished a frivolous socialite, a gold digger and even a Nazi-sympathizer, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American, became embroiled in a deep constitutional crisis when she embarked upon one of the most talked-about marriages of the 20th century
Air Date: April 29, 2019 - 50:48
Indira Gandhi was always destined for greatness. As the first female leader of the world's largest democracy, she inherited a country plagued by poverty, famine and social injustice.