Annie Oakley

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  • 2006
  • Nonemin
Annie Oakley
  • English

This one hour documentary examines the life of the famed Sharp Shooter and Wild West performer, Annie Oakley from her birth in mid nineteenth century rural Pennsylvania to her death in 1926. Many myths are overturned and the program also features a little known trial when Annie Oakley had to sue The Hearst Newspaper chain all throughout the country for libel when they reported the activities of someone who was impersonating the famed sharpshooter and besmirching her reputation.

Laura Linney
Laura Linney Narrator
Annie Oakley
Annie Oakley Archive Footage

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