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  • ISBN: 9780028641621
  • ISBN10: 0028641620

The Life and Work of Eleanor Roosevelt

by Purcell, Sarah J. A Purcell, L. Edward

  • List Price: $14.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Alpha Books
  • Publish date: 06/01/2001
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-- Her early life -- an unloved orphan constantly criticized for her lack of beauty and solemn personality
-- Marriage to her handsome, charismatic Cousin Franklin and the fulfillment of motherhood
-- Eleanor the activist -- her work with the league of Women Voters and the Women's Trade Union League
-- Eleanor as a political wife -- from the governor's mansion in Albany, NY, to the White House -- and how she kept FDR's career alive after his bout with polio
-- Roosevelt's "My Day" column and numerous books
-- The resignation from the DAR and Roosevelt's support for Civil Rights and the birth of Israel
-- FDR's death was only the beginning -- Eleanor founds Americans for Democratic Action and serves as the U.S. delegate to the UN
-- Her legacy -- she lit candles rather than curse the darkness (Adlai Stevenson, at her memorial)
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