Episode 10: Hidden Figures

This week’s subject is Hidden Figures, the 2016 movie depicting the work of three African-American women working at NASA during the 1960s and intimately involved with the launch of John Glenn in Friendship 7 in an attempt to be the first human to orbit the earth. It’s a wonderful film but how close did director Theodore Melfi manage to keep to the actual facts? That’s our mission in this hour-long episode; we hope you enjoy the journey

Author: History by Hollywood

A podcast series examining the real events and people behind fact-based movies

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