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Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter Six: The Education of Eleanor Roosevelt Summary

Russell Freedman
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Chapter Six: The Education of Eleanor Roosevelt Summary and Analysis

Eleanor confronted her very sick husband with the letters and offered him his freedom. Sara was horrified and vowed to cut him out of his inheritance if he divorced Eleanor. In the end, Franklin ended his relationship with Lucy and the couple agreed to keep their marriage together. The marriage was never the same after that. Their relationship became more of a partnership—one of shared admiration for one another but the intimate, romantic element of it never returned.

World War I ended on November 11, 1918. Some ten million men worldwide had lost their lives and another twenty million were wounded. Franklin was charged with closing naval bases in Europe and asked Eleanor to accompany him. Everywhere they traveled they saw signs of death and destruction. Back home in the States, Eleanor was...

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