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How An All-Female Crew Sailed Round The World & Into The History Books

June 27, 2019 17:30

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In 1989, 26-year-old skipper Tracy Edwards set out on what was thought of as
an unthinkable journey for a woman — to sail the 33,000 mile Whitbread Round
The World Race. She assembled an all-female crew, restored a shabby racing
yacht, and took to sea. The new documentary 'Maiden' tracks their 9-month-long
race and the sexism they faced at every turn. Edwards spoke with 'Fresh Air'
contributor Dave Davies.

Also, film critic Justin Chang reviews 'Yesterday,' by 'Slumdog Millionaire'
director Danny Boyle. Read more
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