The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt Author Eleanor Roosevelt
ISBN-10 0062355910
ISBN-13 9780062355911
Year 2014-10-21
Pages 480
Language English
Publisher Harper Perennial
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A candid and insightful look at an era and a life through the eyes of one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century First Lady and humanitarian Eleanor Roosevelt The daughter of one of New Yorks most influential families niece of Theodore Roosevelt and wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt witnessed some of the most remarkable decades in modern history as America transitioned from the Gilded Age the Progressive Era and the Depression to World War II and the Cold War A champion of the downtrodden Eleanor drew on her experience and used her role as First Lady to help those in need Intimately involved in her husbands political life from the governorship of New York to the White House Eleanor would eventually become a powerful force of her own heading womens organizations and youth movements and battling for consumer rights civil rights and improved housing In the years after FDRs death this inspiring controversial and outspoken leader would become a U N Delegate chairman of the Commission on Human Rights a newspaper columnist Democratic party activist world traveler and diplomat devoted to the ideas of liberty and human rights This single volume biography brings her into focus through her own words illuminating the vanished world she grew up her life with her political husband and the post war years when she worked to broaden cooperation and understanding at home and abroad The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt includes 16 pages of black and white photos

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Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt Author Russell Freedman
ISBN-10 0395845203
Release 1993
Pages 198