American Masters

Actress Gillian Jacobs on Hedy Lamarr

Clip: Season 32 Episode 3 | 1m 53s

In this behind the scenes clip, actress Gillian Jacobs talks about how she first learned about Hedy, and how important it is to recognize the contributions of the many trailblazing women in STEM, because so many of them have been erased and dismissed.

Aired: 05/18/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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