Blanche Wiesen Cook
Blanche Wiesen Cook , Distinguished Professor of history at John Jay College in the City University of New York, is the author of 'Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One 1884–1933', a Los Angeles Times Book Prize winning biography of Eleanor Roosevelt. Cook's biography is controversial because of her claims that Roosevelt had a lesbian affair with reporter Lorena Hickok. Wikipedia*
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Blanche Wiesen Cook has 19 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Forum as a Professor for the History of the City University of New York. The year with the most videos was 1999 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 1,375 views per program. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (2), Ron Chernow (2). Most common tags: Roosevelt, Franklin, U.S. History, Book Business.