One Woman’s Bicycle Journey Around the World
Shanghai Free Taxi
Episode: Shanghai Free Taxi
- Feb 12, 2021 8:00 pm
- 25:13 mins
At the dawn of the bicycle craze, Annie Londonderry shocked the world by setting off on a world-wide tour. She gained international fame as the first woman to traverse the world on two wheels, becoming an important symbol of women’s equality. But how much of her sensational story was true? The details get a little complicated. We spoke with Peter Zheutlin to hear the story. Guest: Peter Zheutlin, author of "Around the World on Two Wheels: Annie Londonderry’s Extraordinary Ride"