The mystery surrounding Amelia Earhart
A new film opens next week about the life and mystery of Amelia Earhart, the first woman to pilot a plane across the Atlantic Ocean. Midmorning discusses the aviatrix's lasting cultural impact, and the latest archaeological information on her disappearance over the Pacific.
- Ric Gillespie: Director of the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) and author of "Finding Amelia: The True Story of the Earhart Disappearance." He is an internationally renowned expert on the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and has led eight archaeological search expeditions to the Pacific.
- Judith Thurman: Writer for the New Yorker.
- The Earhart Project (TIGHAR)
- Judith Thurman on Amelia Earhart
- Earhart goggles sold for more than $140,000
- Amelia film official Web site