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This edition: Blanche Wiesen Cook "Eleanor Roosevelt-Vol 3, The War Years"

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 14, 2017.

First aired: February 22, 2017.

Blanche Wiesen Cook author of 3 monumental works on Eleanor Roosevelt and her times, says that we're still talking about the same issues: race and refugees. In "Eleanor Roosevelt: Vol 3" Cook discusses Mrs. Roosevelt's core issues: economic security, New Deal reforms, racial equality, and more, urging the rescue of the refugees, denied resettlement.

Guest List

Blanche Wiesen Cook "Eleanor Roosevelt The War Years & After-Vol 3" Author; Distinguished Professor of History, John Jay College of Criminal Justice & CUNY Graduate Center