"...now and then women should do for themselves what men have already done -
occasionally what men have not done--thereby establishing themselves as
persons, and perhaps encouraging other women toward greater independence of
thought and action. Some such consideration was a contributing reason for my
wanting to do what I so much wanted to do.
"The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more
genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and
First President of The Ninety-
Nines Women's Aviation
to land on the
Possible theories of what
happened to Amelia........
Tokyo Rose was a generic name given by Allied forces in the South Pacific
during World War II to any of approximately a dozen English-speaking female
broadcasters of Japanese propaganda. Their intent was to disrupt the morale of
Allied forces listening to the broadcast near the Japanese mainland. According to
rumors circulating among GIs, Tokyo Rose routinely identified American units on
air, sometimes even naming individual soldiers. Her purported predictions of
impending attacks were, according to many, unnervingly accurate, but there are no
radio scripts, transcripts, or recordings of such broadcasts. Nevertheless, these
stories continue to appear in popular histories of World War II and popular movies,
such as Flags of Our Fathers.  Similar rumors surround the propaganda
broadcasts of Lord Haw-Haw and Axis Sally.
Captured by Japanese
...or was a spy
One of America's first
woman aviators and a
* What slogan might you use to best advertise
the life of Amelia Earhart?
*What impact did Amelia's accomplishments
have on women of her time?
* What do you consider to be Earhart's
greatest contribution to aviation?
* Which theory do you think is most