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Annie Oakley

Season 18 Episode 12 | 52m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

Annie Oakley excelled in a man's world by doing what she loved, and won fame and fortune as the little lady from Ohio who never missed a shot.

Aired: 01/30/12

Expired: 05/13/22

Rating: NR

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