Thursday, July 8, 1999 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | PREVIOUS: National Roundtable Discussion On Poverty As Clinton...
1999-07-08

Feminist Historian Blanche Wiesen Cook On Eleanor Roosevelt and Poverty

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
DONATE →
This is viewer supported news

Yesterday we spoke with author Blanche Wiesen Cook, who has written two volumes on Eleanor Roosevelt, the most well known First Lady in American history.

Hillary Clinton, who continues her four day "listening tour" through central New York state as part of her bid for a seat in the Senate, often says that Eleanor Roosevelt is one of her models–aside from having a philandering husband, she has also been deeply involved in politics.

Today, part two of a discussion on Eleanor Roosevelt–and her own work on poverty in the U.S.

Guest:

  • Blanche Wiesen Cook, author of the award-winning best-seller ??Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume I, 1884-1933, and the most recent ??Volume II, 1933-1938 (published by Viking Press). Speaking from Boston.

??
??
??
??
??
??
??
??

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories

    Fgf-kids-protest
    Earth Day Special: "Fierce Green Fire" Documentary Explores Environmental Movement’s Global Rise
    In an Earth Day special, we look at the history of the global environmental movement as told in the sweeping new documentary, "A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet." We air extended highlights from the film — from New York housewives who take on a major chemical company that polluted their community of Love Canal to Greenpeace’s campaigns to save whales, to the fight by Chico Mendes and Brazilian rubber tappers to save the Amazon rainforest. We also speak to the film’s Oscar-nominated director, Mark...

Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.