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  • Eisenhowers Farewell Address
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    Eisenhower's Farewell Address

    The panel talked about the background and importance of President Eisenhower’s farewell address when he left office in 1960. They focused on his statements about the development of a…

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  • emEleanor Roosevelt Volume 1em
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    Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1

    Ms. Cook talked about her book Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume 1, 1884-1933, published by Viking Press. The book examines the life of Roosevelt during her first six years as first lady. After her…

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  • Biography  Great American Lives
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    Biography: Great American Lives

    Moderated by Robert Weil, the panelists talked about writing biographies, research, and where they got their ideas. Blanche Wiesen Cook wrote, Eleanor Roosevelt, Vols. 1 and 2. Richard Reeves…

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  • emEleanor Roosevelt Volume 1em
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    Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume 1

    Professor Cook discussed her book Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One, 1884-1933 by telephone. She talked about Roosevelt’s political activism and relationship with Lorena Hickock. She describes…

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