Award-winning Eleanor Roosevelt biographer Blanche Wiesen Cook, in conversation with Douglas Brinkley, explores the close and sometimes contentious relationship between America’s longest-serving First Lady and one of the nation’s most revered presidents.
Blanche Wiesen Cook is Distinguished Professor of History and Women's Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is the author of a New York Times-bestselling three-volume biography of Eleanor Roosevelt. Douglas Brinkley (moderator), author of Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America, serves as presidential historian for CNN and the New-York Historical Society.
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