Amelia Earhart: Dreams Take Flight, a Living History Presentation
Amelia Earhart was much more than a courageous aviatrix. She was also a photographer, truck driver, avid student and teacher, volunteer nurse, social worker, and even a clothes designer. Whatever she did, she did with passion, commitment, and a relaxed sense of humor that endeared her to the American public. Meet the fascinating personalities who were part of her journey, including Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Discover the dangers of the fledging field of early 20th century flight and re-live the last days before Earhart's dramatic disappearance. Follow her amazing career in this soaring tribute to the spirited heroine of both aviation and women's rights. Adult and high school audiences
Mary Ann Jung has been a lead actress and Director of Renaissance History and Shakespearean Language at the Maryland Renaissance Festival for over twenty-five years. She is a Smithsonian scholar/performer and has appeared on CNN, the Today Show, and Good Morning America. Jung's living history performances include Julia Child, Clara Barton, Mistress Margaret Brent, Rosalie of Riversdale, Amelia Earhart, and Good Queen Bess. She has a B.A. in British History from the University of Maryland.