No Ordinary Time - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Chapter 10 Summary

On June 4, 1941, Missy LeHand collapsed in her bedroom. Her doctors seemed to think she had a nervous breakdown because she began to talk nonsense and write crazy letters to people. At this point, she could no longer be trusted with top-level government work. A few weeks later, she suffered a major stroke and lost movement in her right arm and leg and the ability to speak clearly. Eleanor was kind and visited Missy LeHand often. Roosevelt seemed outwardly callous toward her. However, he changed his will to leave half of his estate to her because he knew she did not have the savings necessary for her medical costs and retirement. LeHand was 42 years old.

A storm was brewing in civil rights again. Negro leaders were planning a massive march in Washington, D.C. partly, because war plants would not hire black workers. On...

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