DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis

Bessie Coleman

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 41s

Pioneering aviatrix Bessie Coleman becomes the first, licensed African American pilot and returns to America as a celebrity. Excerpt from the WTTW documentary, "Chicago Stories: Bessie Coleman."

Aired: 05/23/10

Rating: NR

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DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis is a local public television program presented by WTTW.