A couple of weeks ago I spent fourteen fascinating hours watching Ken Burns’s newest documentary, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” I have had a fondness for Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt since I heard my grandmother talk about them when I was growing up. 692 more words
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"A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think." ~~Eleanor Roosevelt
Despite the efforts of his wife Eleanor and African American leaders, President Franklin Roosevelt’s administration made little progress on civil rights.
New Deal programs discriminated against blacks. 469 more words