Eleanor Roosevelt, The War Years and After, 1939-1962

With Blanche Wiesen Cook, a distinguished professor of history at John Jay College and Graduate Center, City University of New York

This lecture  explores the life of the first lady, looking through the window of 1939 – 1962, carrying audience through WWII, the death of FDR, and the formation of the UN, as well as Eleanor’s continued work to mend the shaken nation up until her death in 1962.











When: Tue., Apr. 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm
Where: New York Public Library—Mid-Manhattan Library
455 Fifth Ave.
212-340-0863
Price: Free
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With Blanche Wiesen Cook, a distinguished professor of history at John Jay College and Graduate Center, City University of New York

This lecture  explores the life of the first lady, looking through the window of 1939 – 1962, carrying audience through WWII, the death of FDR, and the formation of the UN, as well as Eleanor’s continued work to mend the shaken nation up until her death in 1962.