Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume One, 1884-1933 Discussion Questions

Blanche Wiesen Cook
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Research the different roles that First Ladies have played in recent American history. How did Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush, and Hillary Rodham Clinton differ in the way they approached the position?

How should the First Lady be involved in politics, or should she leave all political matters to the president?

Hillary Rodham Clinton once admitted that she held imaginary conversations with Eleanor Roosevelt. If you were to imagine such a conversation between yourself and Eleanor Roosevelt, what do you think you would talk about?

It is sometimes said that behind every successful man, there is a woman. Is there any truth to that statement, and what does it say about the way society regards male and female roles? How are those roles changing today?

There has been considerable progress in the area of women's rights since Eleanor Roosevelt's day. What should be the priorities for further...

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