Biography Of Eleanor Roosevelt

Biography Of Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt was born October 11, 1884. Later called "First Lady of the World," Roosevelt became an uncharacteristically active First Lady of the United States in the 1930s and '40s. Learn how she became the symbol for the independent and politically active woman of the twentieth century.


Key Facts In This Video

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    Eleanor explained the President's policies to the American people on his behalf. (0:24)

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    She was known as a tenacious and hard-working woman active in politics of her own. (0:59)

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