Eleanor Roosevelt

  • Travel Was a Driver of Eleanor Roosevelt's Leadership

    by Shannon McKenna Schmidt

    Eleanor Roosevelt's leadership on behalf of the New Deal and the national war effort were always enhanced by her enthusiasm for travel, which culminated in a 25,000 mile journey to the Pacific theater in August, 1943. 

  • Eleanor Roosevelt, First Among First Ladies

    David Michaelis's new biography is an excellent resource for those unfamiliar with the life and work of Eleanor Roosevelt and her political partnership with FDR.

  • Eleanor Roosevelt, Up Close

    Though she never held elected office, the wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is widely considered to be the most influential first lady ever.