Women spies during the Civil War, Wonder Woman and more!

Oct 4, 2014

Bill Nigut hosts guests who tell stories of strong, courageous women in real life and in the world of fiction. First up is author and historian Karen Abbott.Her new non-fiction book "Liar, Soldier, Temptress, Spy" tells the story of four women who defied their gender-based roles to fight in the Civil War, one by posing as a man to fight as a solider, the others spying against the enemy. Then, a look at a new play from Synchronicity Theatre that tells the story of the eccentric writer and inventor who created Wonder Woman. Synchronicity Theatre's producing artistic director Rachel May, who directed the show "Lasso of Truth," joins us to tell stories about Wonder Woman and her creator. Finally, Jim Farmer, director of the "Out on Film" film festival  gives us his recommendations for some of the best films in this year's festival, which is currently underway at the Midtown Art Cinema in Atlanta.