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Anne Morrow Lindbergh (05:15)


Anne Morrow Lindbergh married Charles Lindbergh in 1929, when he was already a famous aviator. Anne was a recent college graduate, who wanted to become a writer. It was the beginning of celebrity culture in America and they were constantly being followed by the press.

Anne and Charles Lindbergh (06:07)

Anne became a pilot and radio operator and would take flights with Charles. In 1932, their 1-year-old son was kidnapped and killed. Anne recorded the experience in letters and a diary.

Anne Lindbergh the Writer (04:20)

Anne began working on a novel while going on surveying flights with Charles. She wrote articles for magazines about their travels. The Lindberghs moved to England following the intense publicity surrounding their son's murder trial.

The Lindberghs and WWII (03:59)

The Lindberghs returned to the United States in 1938 when it seemed clear Europe was heading toward war. They advocated for America not joining the war, which Anne later called naive. Charles eventually joined the war effort as Anne raised their five children.

Anne's Lindbergh's Later Life (05:56)

After the war, Anne wrote "Gift from the Sea," which was expanded out of her diary entries. The book is praised for capturing the experience of women and mothers.

Credits: Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have the Sky (00:48)

Credits: Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have the Sky

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This program brings one of the 20th century's best-loved writers out from the shadow of her often controversial husband, the pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh. Selections from Anne's writings help convey her inner life, which was deeply affected by the challenges of being part of America's foremost celebrity couple. Narrated by Tony Award-winning actress Judith Light, with excerpts from Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea and other writings read by Lily Rabe. Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg is a featured interview, along with Reeve Lindbergh, daughter of Charles and Anne and author of Under a Wing: A Memoir. Anne Morrow Lindbergh appears in rare interviews with Eric Sevareid and David McCullough. Locations include Captiva in Florida, North Haven in Maine, and Long Barn in England. Long Barn was the estate where Anne and Charles escaped after the sensational trial for the kidnapping and murder of their first-born child. Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have the Sky is an evocative portrait of a woman whose work continues to speak to readers today, and whose life is a key to understanding the changing worlds of aviation, women, and celebrity in the 20th century.

Length: 27 minutes

Item#: BVL166815

Copyright date: ©2017

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