TITLE

The home front

AUTHOR(S)
Goodwin, Doris Kearns
PUB. DATE
August 1994
SOURCE
New Yorker;8/15/94, Vol. 70 Issue 25, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the emotional entanglements within the White House during the occupancy of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Semi-permanent guests in the White House; President's need to have friends and associates around him; Eleanor's discovery of Franklin's affair; Franklin's polio affliction; Eleanor's cross-country trips as the president's eyes and ears.
ACCESSION #
9408244579

 

Related Articles

  • A President, A Picnic, And A Peccadillo. Fuller, Graham // Vanity Fair;Dec2012, Issue 628, p104 

    The article focuses on the meeting of former U.S. president, Franklin D. Roosevelt (F.D.R), First Lady of the U.S., Eleanor Roosevelt and Queen Elizabeth at the House of Windsor, royal house in Hudson, New York on July 1939. It offers information on the White House support to the emerging war....

  • How to Be FIRST LADY. Hofstadter, Beatrice K. // American Heritage;Aug/Sep1983, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p98 

    The article focuses on first ladies of the United States. Previously wives of presidential candidates did not use to come in election campaign of their husbands. Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt, campaigned across the country for him. It changed the role of wives of presidential...

  • The Way Things Are.  // Time;4/7/1952, Vol. 59 Issue 14, p44 

    The article features Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, the widow of the late U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt. According to the author, Mrs. Roosevelt has become an international figure of great influence and prestige, both as the widow of Franklin and as a delegate to the United Nations. She is...

  • My Day.  // Saturday Evening Post;9/9/1936, Vol. 212 Issue 11, p24 

    The article features Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of former U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt. There are speculations that she has a considerable influence on the president. But she has been denying such speculations. She stated in her own press conference that she does not give credit for borrowed...

  • The wonderful husband. Ward, Geoffrey C. // American Heritage;Sep/Oct89, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p57 

    Describes the courtship and honeymoon of former U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, as a means of examining their marriage relationship. Consideration of Eleanor's insecurities and fears contrasted with Franklin's bold self-confidence; Tensions due to extreme differences in...

  • Nobody Is Neutral About the Roosevelts. Molans, M. J.; Cook, M.; Clemens, Cyril; Leavell, Rozell; Heeth, Marshall; Osborn, W. Barney; Kleeman, Rita Halle // Saturday Evening Post;4/5/1958, Vol. 230 Issue 40, p6 

    Presents several letters to the editor in response to the article "On My Own," by Eleanor Roosevelt in the February 8, 1958 issue. Benefits of nominating the former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt as president of the U.S.; Inspiration conveyed by the article to other widows; Role of the former...

  • Remarks by the President at the Dedication Ceremony of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. Clinton, Bill // Essential Speeches;2009, p0 

    Presents a speech by United States President Bill Clinton at the dedication ceremony of Franklin Delano Roosevelt at West Potomac Park on May 2, 1997. Some of Roosevelt's accomplishment while in office; Praise of his wife, Eleanor Roosevelt; Quotes from Roosevelt speeches.

  • The Relentless Mrs. Roosevelt. Ripley, Amanda // Time;7/6/2009, Vol. 173 Issue 26, p44 

    The article discusses the achievements of Eleanor Roosevelt during the administration of former U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. It notes her initial depression at the thought of becoming First Lady and handling the responsibilities of that role. Despite her anxiety, she is said to have...

  • Zorella's Hat. Cook, Fannie // New Republic;12/23/40, Vol. 103 Issue 26, p866 

    Presents an account of the visit of Mrs. Zorella to White House. Invitation given by Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Zorella, to visit the White House; Regret by Eleanor Roosevelt for her absence when Zorella arrived at the White House; Discovery by Zorella...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics