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Eleanor Roosevelt

October 6th, 2015

Episode 1124 of 1370 episodes

The story of how Eleanor Roosevelt transformed the place of women in American politics. Naomi Grimley looks at how life’s disappointments shaped Mrs. Roosevelt and how she learnt to cope with the scrutiny and fascination of the mass media.

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