Hidden Figures

Title Hidden Figures
Names Henson, Taraji P.
Spencer, Octavia.
Monáe, Janelle.
Melfi, Theodore.
Book Number DVD00483
Title Status Active
Medium DVD Descriptive Video
Annotation As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. We follow the unbelievably true life stories of three women, known as "human computers", as they quickly rose through the ranks of NASA alongside many of history's greatest minds specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return. Based on the non-fiction book by Margot Lee Shetterly. Menu navigation required.
Local Subject Descriptive Video: Historical Fiction - DVHF
Descriptive Video: Drama - DVD
Descriptive Video: Family - DVF
Descriptive Video: Menu Navigation - DVMN
Descriptive Video: Rated PG - DRPG
Language English
Released 2016
Publication Info 2016
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