Sunrise at Campobello Characters

Dore Schary
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Babs

See Eleanor Roosevelt

FDR

See Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Frank

See Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Louis McHenry Howe

Small, homely, and sporting a badly wrinkled suit and vest, Louis McHenry Howe, (also known as Howe or Louie), is not only a chain smoker and an asthmatic but also a devoted friend and admirer of FDR's. He has carved out a place for himself in the Roosevelt family, privy to the most intimate details of FDR's comings and goings. He first appears in the play as one of his friend's chief caregivers, indicated in an exchange with Jimmy regarding his father's condition. In another conversation with Eleanor, the depth of his involvement is also apparent when Eleanor asks Howe of his "plans" with respect to FDR's paralysis.

Howe is also of great comfort to the family in his efforts to assuage their fears. When Jimmy tells Howe of his fears about...

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