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Season 3 Episode 8

Miss America -- Behind the Scenes

Aired Unknown Nov 17, 1963 on NBC
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Miss America -- Behind the Scenes
This episode presents a candid study of a young woman's transformation from a college student into a contestant for the Miss America crown. The program covers four weeks in the life of Jeanne Richey Amacker of Beaumont, Texas, from being named Miss Texas through the decision in Atlantic City. Overnight she becomes a celebrity and is taken on a whirlwind tour of her state. She gets a new hairdo, cosmetics and wardrobe courtesy of the Junior Chamber of Commerce. In Atlantic City, she attends a briefing session and rehearsals. She is shown responding to the announcement of the winner.moreless

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