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Courage in a Dangerous World: The Political Writings of Eleanor Roosevelt

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Dozens of books have been written about Eleanor Roosevelt, but her own writings are largely confined to the Roosevelt archives in Hyde Park. Courage in a Dangerous World allows her own voice again to be heard. Noted Eleanor Roosevelt scholar Allida M. Black has gathered more than two hundred columns, articles, essays, and speeches culled from archives whose pages number in ...more
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Published October 6th 2000 by Columbia University Press (first published 1999)
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Sep 24, 2011 rated it liked it
I love this woman! I can't imagine ever being so strong, charismatic and intelligent, but she provides a great model to work toward. She was so prolific and not afraid to stand by her opinions, opinions which were stern when they needed to be and were often ahead of the times. Her views on social responsibility, international relations and even herself are just fascinating.


I'm cleaning out my book shelves and have decided to let go of all of my ER collection. It's (sniff) hard to do, but I can'
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Apr 05, 2010 rated it really liked it
So much of her times are like ours. Should we be at war? Going from boom to bust, mistrusting certain foreigners. Eleanor showed great courage and wisdom, both personally and publicly.
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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political leader who used her influence as an active First Lady from 1933 to 1945 to promote the New Deal policies of her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as taking a prominent role as an advocate for civil rights. After her husband's death in 1945, she continued to be an internationally prominent author and speaker for the New Deal coalition ...more
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