Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume two, 1933-1938 : the defining years / Blanche Wiesen Cook.
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- ISBN: 9780140178944
- ISBN: 0140178945
- Physical Description: xviii, 686 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2000.
- Copyright: ©1999
Originally published: New York : Viking, 1999.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages -666) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction -- Becoming first lady -- Public and private domains -- ER's revenge : Henrietta Nesbitt, head housekeeper -- Mobilizing the women's network : friendships, press conferences, patronage -- ER's new deal for women -- Family discord and the London Economic Conference -- Private times and reports from Germany -- Creating a new community -- The quest for racial justice -- The crusade to end lynching -- Private friendship, public time -- 1935 : promises and compromises -- The victories of summer, 1935 -- Mobilizing for new action -- A silence beyond repair -- Red scare and campaign strategies, 1936 -- The Roosevelt hearth, after Howe -- The election of 1936 -- Postelection missions -- Second chance for the new deal -- 1937 : to build a new movement -- A first lady's survival : work and run -- This is my story -- This troubled world, 1938 -- Race radicals, youth and hope -- Storms on every front.
"A biography of Eleanor Roosevelt in the years between 1933 and 1938, a period that encompassed the Roosevelts' greatest challenges and accomplishments as they entered the White House, where Eleanor added the roles of policy maker and social activist to her activities as a loyal wife and devoted mother." -- Publisher.
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