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Author Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.

Title The first lady of radio : Eleanor Roosevelt's historic broadcasts / edited by Stephen Drury Smith ; [with a foreword by Blanche Wiesen Cook].

Publication Info. New York : The New Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    081 ROO    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    081 ROO    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    081 ROO    Available
Description xv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The girl of today -- Woman's career vs. woman's home -- A mother's responsibility as a citizen -- Concluding broadcast -- Negro education -- When will a woman become president of the U.S.? -- Shall a woman be herself? -- A day in the White House -- Peace through education -- World Court broadcast -- Making the wheels go 'round in the White House -- Keeping house on a budget in the White House -- What it means to be the wife of the president -- Education of a daughter for the twentieth century -- Problems of working women -- Life in a tenement -- Eleanor Roosevelt interviewed on the causes and cures of war -- Domestic workers and government housing -- Questions about the White House -- Democracy -- Political conventions and campaign trips -- Planning for war and postwar periods -- Peace, democracy and ideals -- Address to the Democratic National Convention -- Shall we arm merchant ships? -- Freedom of speech -- Propaganda -- Isolationists -- Pearl Harbor attack -- Civilian defense -- Preparedness for war -- Enemy aliens and women in war work -- Answering her critics -- Broadcast from Liverpool -- Wartime conditions in Great Britain -- D-Day message -- V-E Day radio message -- V-J Day radio message.
Subject Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 -- Oratory -- Sources.
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 -- Political and social views -- Sources.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945 -- Sources.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Sources.
Added Author Smith, Stephen, 1960-
Cook, Blanche Wiesen.
Added Title Eleanor Roosevelt's historic broadcasts
ISBN 9781620970423 (hbk.)
1620970422 (hbk.)

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