A film produced by The History Project
Produced, written and directed by Leslie Sewell
narrated by Cokie Roberts
Funding provided by
The Kiplinger Foundation, Humanities Foundation of Washington, DC, The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Spies, code breakers, strategic analysts, clerks. Young women, nearly a million strong by war’s end streamed into Washington filled with patriotism and enthusiasm to aid the World War II homeland effort. They came for reasons of patriotism, excitement and independence.