American Experience: Around the World in 72 Days DVD

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Item #: WA9342
Nellie Bly talked her way into a job on a newspaper, then went on to become "the best reporter in America." To expose abuse of the mentally ill, she had herself committed. But when she traveled around the world in just 72 days, beating Jules Verne's fictional escapade, she became a world celebrity. Her exploits earned her a reputation for ... More
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Nellie Bly talked her way into a job on a newspaper, then went on to become "the best reporter in America." To expose abuse of the mentally ill, she had herself committed. But when she traveled around the world in just 72 days, beating Jules Verne's fictional escapade, she became a world celebrity. Her exploits earned her a reputation for fearlessness and, in the process, she changed the way news was gathered and reported.

Color and black and white footage

Producer: Christine Lesiak
Production Year: 2005
Copyright Year: 1997
Rating: TV-PG
Narrator: David Ogden Stiers
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 56 minutes
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 4x3 Full Screen