Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

Posted on Friday, April 5th, 2013 in PBS News.
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Trace the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation. “INDEPENDENT LENS: Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines” airs on Monday, April 15, at 9 p.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1. The film includes guest interviews with Gloria Steinem, Lindsay Wagner (TV’s “Bionic Woman”) and Lynda Carter (pictured, TV’s “Wonder Woman”).