Baker & Taylor An examination of Eleanor Roosevelt's profound influence on the Democratic party and civil rights organizations cites her repeated challenges to the political parties of the time and the retaliation she faced by those who opposed her. UP.
Columbia Univ Pr Black shows how Eleanor Roosevelt, after being freed from the constraints imposed by her role in the White House, eagerly expanded her career and unabashedly challenged both the Democratic party and American liberals to practice what they preach.
Book News A well researched biography of Eleanor Roosevelt focusing on her political career after her husband's death in 1945. Black's (history and American studies, Pennsylvania State U.) chronicle views Roosevelt's influence on the Democratic party and her efforts on behalf of civil rights organizations through a political history lens, highlighting her opposition activities toward Senator Joseph McCarthy, her support of Harry Truman, Adlai Stevenson, and John F. Kennedy, and her life-long commitment to desegregation as the cornerstone of American democracy. Includes black and white photographs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Baker & Taylor Explores the former first lady's political role after the death of her husband in 1945, including her efforts to eliminate institutionalized racism and discourage complacency in the democratic party