First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
Allida Black and Douglas Brinkley talked about the life and influence of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and… read more
Allida Black and Douglas Brinkley talked about the life and influence of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her independent life and causes and the numerous precedents she set as well as her challenges to and support of President Franklin Roosevelt’s policies. Several audio and video clips were shown of her.
Video clips were shown of Victor Pennes giving a tour of Springwood and Val-Kil, and Jeffrey Urbin a tour of materials in the archives of the presidential library in Hyde Park, N.Y.
This was the 23rd episode in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.” close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Allida M. Black Founding Editor (Former) George Washington University->Eleanor Roosevelt Papers
- Douglas "Doug" G. Brinkley Professor Rice University->History Department
- Victor Pennes Park Ranger Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site
- Jeffrey Urbin Specialist Roosevelt (Franklin) Presidential Library and Museum->Education
- Peter Slen Host C-SPAN