Mary Jo Binker on Eleanor Roosevelt and Advice for Future Historians
by Isabella DelPino
“You know what I love about Eleanor Roosevelt and the thing that I try to emulate the most about Eleanor Roosevelt? She had tremendous zest for life and for new experience and that animates me.”
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by Kathryn Smith
Even Eleanor Roosevelt didn’t want to be first lady.
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James Buchanan, a Democrat who served one term just before the Civil War, never married. His niece, Harriet Lane, filled the first lady's role.
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