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Kansas City's Rosies

70 years later, we catch up with Kansas City's own Riveter Rosies--the women behind the manufacturing of the aircrafts taken to battle in WWII. 

Guests:

  • Norma Bowers, WWII airplane manufacturer at Pratt & Whitney
  • Mary White, WWII airplane manufacturer at North American Aviation

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