Flying High: Betty the Pan Am Stewardess

When: Monday, April 22nd at 7:00 PM

Where: Pleasantdale Park District, Walker Park Recreation Center

Fasten your uniform and get ready to be taken back to the golden age of air travel. In the 1960’s, when jets were new, the stewardess was an all-American fantasy: hostess, nurse, cook, therapist, and even sex symbol. In this historical portrayal, historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., takes you on an exciting trip through the true story about Betty, the real-life stewardess for Pan Am – the most glamorous U.S. airline. You’ll hear stories of cooking gourmet meals and serving the rich and famous, the strict age, height, and weight requirements of the airline, and how Betty endured some wild fights. Buckle up – this is one ride you won’t forget!