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: January 13, 2020 - 49:26
A look at the extraordinary life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the world's most famous sex therapist.
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: September 23, 2019 - 51:06
Audrey Hepburn was one of the most stylish women the world has ever seen, and she took Hollywood by storm
Air Date: January 14, 2019 - 48:32
Grace Kelly made the transition from Hollywood star to European princess at the peak of her career.