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Shipping Out: The Story of America's Seafaring Women Previous Broadcasts

KQED World: Wed, Mar 20, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

This unusual documentary celebrates the modern-day women who work in commercial shipping - on the container ships, bulk cargo carriers and tankers, coastal tugs, barges and ferry boats that traverse America's waterways. It explores the little-known history, mythologies and traditional attitudes which, until recently, limited women's participation in seafaring. The program meets the harbor and bar pilots, tug boat captains, marine engineers, mates, ordinary "seamen" and stewards who continue to reshape the definition of "women's" work. By Maria Brooks.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 25, 2013 -- 12:59 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 20, 2013 -- 11:00 AM
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