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Eleanor Roosevelt: an American conscience

by Tamara K. Hareven

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Published by Quadrangle Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Tamara K. Hareven.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE807.1 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 326 p.
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5603844M
    LC Control Number68010834

    For years people such as Walter Francis White, executive secretary and leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), had lobbied Eleanor Roosevelt, who invited an NAACP delegation to attend the San Francisco conferences. But as Eleanor Roosevelt began to find the causes of her life—the plight of minorities, the poverty of the disadvantaged—she turned from a shy person into a firebrand, the conscience of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Russell captures this complex marriage—its betrayals and its strength.

      Future president Franklin Delano Roosevelt weds his fifth cousin once removed, Eleanor Roosevelt, in New York on this day in Eleanor, born Anna Eleanor. Tamara Kern Hareven ( – Octo ) was a social historian who wrote extensively on the history the family and the effects of social changes on family lives. Her books include Families, History and Social Change and Aging and Generational Relations. Born in Chernivtsi, Romania (now Ukraine), and of Jewish origin, she died of kidney failure at the age of

    After all, Eleanor Roosevelt was a last (the last? the only?) flower of that thorny Puritan American conscience which was, when it was good, very, very good, and now it’s quite gone things are horrid. A dozen years ago, Mrs. Roosevelt asked me to come see her at Hyde Park. I drove down to Val-Kill cottage from where I lived on the Hudson.   A landmark work of narrative history based in part on diaries and letters to which Mary Ann Glendon, an award-winning professor of law at Harvard University, was given exclusive access, A World Made New is the first book devoted to this crucial turning point in Brand: Random House Publishing Group.


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She overcame debilitating roots: in her public life, fighting against racism and injustice and advancing the rights of women; and in her private life, forming lasting intimate friendships with some of the great men and women of her time.

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