Rosalind P. Walter - "Rosie the Riveter" - dies at 95

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    BetteDavisEyes All the boys think she's a spy...

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    Rosalind P. Walter, original 'Rosie the Riveter,' dies at 95

    Walter was the inspiration behind the "Rosie the Riveter" song after she spent a year working at the Sikorsky aircraft plant at the age of 19.

    Rosalind P. Walter, the original inspiration for "Rosie the Riveter" and longtime PBS supporter, died Wednesday at the age of 95.

    WNET in New York City, America's flagship PBS station, announced Walter's death in a statement Thursday. Walter was a longtime trustee for the station who gave support for a number of WNET series through the Rosalind P. Walter Foundation...
     
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    Rest in peace Rosie, you continue to inspire women everywhere.
     
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    Isn't it a controversy of who "Rosie the Riveter" was really based on?
     

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