Specials Spotlighting Women & Their Contributions

Specials Spotlighting Women & Their Contributions

Sun, 03/01/2020 - 9:00pm - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 9:00pm

March is Women's History Month and WXXI celebrates the contributions women have made throughout history with special programming that spotlights their work.

Dolores, an Independent Lens presentation
Monday, March 2 at 4 p.m. on WXXI-WORLD
With intimate and unprecedented access, Peter Bratt's Dolores tells the story of Dolores Huerta, among the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history. Click here for more information.

Anne Morgan's War
Tuesday, March 3 at 2 p.m. on WXXI-WORLD
This film chronicles how American heiress Anne Morgan poured both her own fortune and the fruits of intense fundraising into rebuilding Picardy, a region in northern France which had been devastated by the Great War. Click here for more information.

Annie Oakley: American Experience
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2 p.m. on WXXI-WORLD
Learn why the legend of Annie Oakley had little to do with the real Annie. Click here for more information.

Louisa May Alcott: American Masters 
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 3 p.m. on WXXI-WORLD
Tune in and learn more about Little Women author Louisa May Alcott. Click here for more information.

Her Voice Carries 
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 3 p.m. on WXXI-WORLD
This film shares the stories of quietly heroic women, told through their own words and the street art of international mural artist, Sarah Rutherford. Click here for more information.

Ursula K. LeGuin: American Masters 
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 2 p.m. on WXXI-WORLD
This powerful documentary focuses on her robust career and begins with Le Guin’s early struggle to get published in the overwhelmingly male and realism-dominated climate of the early 1960s. Click here for more information.

Harper Lee: American Masters 
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 3 p.m. on WXXI-WORLD
One of the most influential American novels of the 20th century and biggest bestsellers of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird was believed to be the first and only novel by Nelle Harper Lee. Click here for more information.

Hedy Lamarr: American Masters
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 4 p.m. on WXXI-TV
More than a pretty face, Hedy Lamarr was an ingenious inventor whose pioneering work helped revolutionize modern communication. Click here for more information.

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