The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt - Chapters 29-31 Summary & Analysis

Blanche Wiesen Cook
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Chapters 29-31 Summary and Analysis

Eleanor always has plenty of people to meet with while living in Hyde Park, including visiting heads of state. She always kept the freezer well stocked because she never knew who would arrive when. Since Franklin was buried in the rose garden, she often entertained official state visitors at the cottage. Among those were Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and Indian Prime Minister Nehru.

Eleanor did a great deal of traveling, some of it for pleasure. She traveled to England for the unveiling of a statue of her husband in the spring of 1948 and visited the King and Queen and met Princess Elizabeth.

In Chapter Thirty, President Truman asks Eleanor to become a member of the United Nations delegation. The organizing meeting of the General Assembly is to be held in London. She was paid a salary in addition to transportation and lodging...

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