The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt - Chapters 20-23 Summary & Analysis

Blanche Wiesen Cook
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Chapters 20-23 Summary and Analysis

This chapter covers the visits of royalty to the White House. The royal visitors would visit with the Roosevelts and then visit the settlements of their countrymen. These included the crown princes and princesses of Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Conditions in Europe were becoming serious due to the rise of Hitler and fascism. When the King and Queen of England visited Canada, they accepted an invitation to visit America. Eleanor became involved with the issue of protocol but Franklin made the final decisions. The Roosevelts entertained the royal couple in the D.C. area and then at Hyde Park.

Chapter Twenty-One covers the years 1939-40. Eleanor is involved with various youth organizations at this time. She felt young people had the right to express their views and concerns. Some of the organizations had Communist affiliations. Many of these groups were under investigation by...

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