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American Artifacts: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Politics

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

Washington, DC
Sunday, December 26, 2010

C-SPAN visited George Washington University’s Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project to learn more about the politics, controversies, and media savvy of the former First Lady from Project Director Allida Black. Mrs. Roosevelt, First Lady from 1933-1945, published 8,000 columns, 580 articles, 27 books, 100,000 letters, 1000 speeches, and appeared on 300 radio and television shows.

Updated: Monday, December 27, 2010 at 11:24am (ET)

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