Route 66: The Untold Story of Women on the Mother Road
This documentary looks at the women who overcame gender discrimination and segregation to build fulfilling lives and legacies along Route 66.
S01:E01 - The Origin of Women on Route 66
From Pueblo women opening up roadside stands in New Mexico to a Black hotelier in Springfield, Mo., included in the Green Book, women overcome challenges to succeed on Route 66.
S01:E02 - World War II & the Post War Period
World War II allows women to move out of low-paying jobs and perform patriotic duties; following WWII, women create vibrant businesses on their own; Bobby Troup's "Route 66."