Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery - Study Guide Chapter One: First Lady Summary & Analysis

Russell Freedman
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Eleanor Roosevelt did not want to become the First Lady. She had enjoyed her life as a teacher, writer and political activist, and she saw it all being taken from her when her husband was running for the presidency. But Eleanor kept silent about her concerns and performed all her duties as First Lady. She took the position of First Lady to new heights during the many years of FDR's presidency. The country had never before seen a First Lady like Eleanor Roosevelt. She opened her doors to reporters, had press conferences, drove her own car, traveled the country and world by plane and made official trips on her own. She liked to have time by herself and insisted on taking drives in her car alone. Of course the Secret Service had a problem with that, but Eleanor was...

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