Newt’s World – Episode 219: Exceptional Americans – Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.  Born in Kansas in 1897, she had a tumultuous childhood with many family moves. In her early 20s she discovered she loved to fly airplanes.  Determined to succeed, she broke barriers, broke records and ultimately died doing what she loved to do.  Part of the Exceptional Americans series.


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Amelia Earhart Timeline – PBS

Amelia Earhart Achievements – Official Amelia Earhart Website

Amelia Earhart Quotes – Official Amelia Earhart Website

Amelia Earhart Biography – Official Amelia Earhart Website

A Woman’s Place in Science (1935) – Amelia Earhart Speech