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First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

FIRST LADY ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
Born: October 11, 1884 in New York City, New York
Died: November 7, 1962 in New York City, New York
Biography | show moreshow less
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962), wrote this letter nine days following the inauguration of her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt for the third term of his presidency. Just two days before its writing, secret talks between the United States and Great Britain had begun in Washington, D.C. regarding strategy for the war in the event the United States entered the fight against the Germans. Mrs. Roosevelt was cognizant of political interests throughout her husband's presidency and her letter regarding the entertainment in the camps points out her interest. Following the declaration of war 11 months later, Mrs. Roosevelt visited United States military bases to help raise the morale of the men. Eleanor Roosevelt served as a United Nations delegate (1945-1952) following the death of her husband, and was instrumental in the drafting of the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1999 Great Books (in person), 1959 Sunday Showcase (in person), 1953 What's My Line (in person), 1953 Longines Chronoscope (in person), 1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (in person), 1940 Pastor Hall (in person), 2005 War Stories with Oliver North (Other), 2003 René Lévesque, héros malgré lui (Other), 2003 Churchill (Other), 2001 Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis (Other), 2000 History Lessons (Other), 1995 Hiroshima: Why the Bomb Was d_ropped (Other), 1993 Fame in the Twentieth Century (Other), 1965 F.D.R. (Other), 1963 Biography (Other), 1957 The Joker Is Wild (Other), 1941 Women in Defense (Writer), 1960 The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: To the Ladies (Sound), 1960 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (in person), 1960 The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: To the Ladies (in person), 1958 The Ed Sullivan Show (in person), 1957 The Mike Wallace Interview (in person), 1956 The Bob Hope Show (in person), 1939 The Royal Visit (in person), 2011 Sing Your Song (Other), 2005 Weird U.S. (Other), 1999 The Century: America's Time (Other), 1998 The Great Depression (Other), 1995 Royal Family at War (Other), 1995 Nixon (Other), 1992 Stalking the President: A History of American Assassins (Other), 1976 All This and World War II (Other), 1955 Longines Chronoscope (Other), 1962 President Kennedy's Birthday Salute (in person), 2012 The Untold History of the United States (Other), 2012 Edward & George: Two Brothers, One Throne (Other), 2006-2012 60 Minutes (Other), 2000 They Filmed the War in Color (Other), 1999 ABC 2000: The Millennium (Other), 1999 Biography of the Millennium: 100 People - 1000 Years (Other), 1994 The American Experience (Other), 1994 Biography (Other), 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Other), 1962 At This Very Moment (Other), 1951 Näin syntyi nykypäivä... 1900-1950 (Other), 1954-1956 Person to Person (in person), 1945/IX Universal Newsreel (in person), 1945/VIII Universal Newsreel (in person), 2010 Hubert H Humphrey: The Art of the Possible (Other), 2007 Undercover History (Other), 2005 FDR: A Presidency Revealed (Other), 2000 They Drew Fire (Other), 1993 The Great Depression (Other), 1990 The Speeches Collection: John F. Kennedy (Other), 1978 Black Sheep Squadron (Other), 1975 ABC Late Night (Other), 1965 The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (Other)

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