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The Secret Life of Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt: Wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Champion of civil rights.  United Nations delegate.  Longtime advocate for human rights.  The former First Lady was many things, but she also harbored a secret life - and a possible lesbian relationship with a reporter.
 
Blanche Wiesen Cook spent 30 years researching Eleanor Roosevelt's life.  The historian gives us an inside look at the private life of FDR's wife. 
 
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Blanche Wiesen Cook, history professor, John Jay College

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