Amelia Earhart is often thought of as the first or greatest female pilot of her time. But the real reason she is seen as an aviation legend comes from a carefully executed publicity campaign starting with her transatlantic passenger flight in 1928, which launched her out of obscurity and into celebrity status. From there, she pursued an ambitious career of record-breaking and stunts in order to stay in the headlines and fund her aviation career.
Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app.
Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
Going green shouldn't be this hard. How cars went from boxy to curvy. Top 10 Huge Companies That May Soon Disappear. 90 Amazing Facts To Make You Instantly Smarter. NASA's plan to save Earth from a giant asteroid. The 1995 Hubble photo that changed astronomy. 10 Unforgettable Moments Caught on Live TV! The incredible sport of cup stacking, explained. How drug companies make you buy more medicine than you need. How Trump makes extreme things look normal.