Book cover of The Great Stewardess Rebellion: How Women Launched a Workplace Revolution at 30,000 Feet by Nell McShane Wulfhartby Nell McShane Wulfhart

The empowering true story of a group of spirited stewardesses who “stood up to huge corporations and won, creating momentous change for all working women.” (Gloria Steinem, co-founder of Ms. magazine)

It was the Golden Age of Travel, and everyone wanted in. As flying boomed in the 1960s, women from across the United States applied for jobs as stewardesses. They were drawn to the promise of glamorous jet-setting, the chance to see the world, and an alternative to traditional occupations like homemaking, nursing, and teaching. 

Interview with the Author

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The Great Stewardess Rebellion with Nell McShane Wulfhart
4/13/22             61 min

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Remembering the ‘Great Stewardess Rebellion’
5/27/22              52 min

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