The Words of Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States. She used her time in the spotlight to promote the causes dear to her heart, including the rights of Black Americans, women, and the poor. She was tireless in her pursuit of social progress and continued to travel the world after the death of her husband, Franklin Roosevelt, in an effort to promote peace following World War II. This valuable biography of an extraordinary American woman uses Roosevelt's own prolific writings to make her life and work come alive for the reader. Stunning photographs accompany the well-researched and accessible text.