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Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3 - The War Years and After, 1939-1962

Blanche Wiesen Cook

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One of the New York Times's 100 Notable Books of 2016 One of NPR's 10 Best Books of 2016 "Heartachingly relevant...the Eleanor Roosevelt who inhabits these meticulously crafted pages transcends both first-lady history and the marriage around which Roosevelt scholarship has traditionally pivoted." -- The Wall Street Journal The final volume in the definitive biography of America's greatest first lady. "Monumental and inspirational…Cook skillfully narrates the epic history of the war years… [a] grand biography." -- The New York Times Book Review Historians, politicians, critics, and readers everywhere have praised Blanche Wiesen Cook's biography of Eleanor Roosevelt as the essential portrait of a woman who towers over the twentieth century. The third and final volume takes us through World War II, FDR's death, the founding of the UN, and Eleanor Roosevelt's death in 1962. It follows the arc of war and the evolution of a marriage, as the first lady realized the cost of maintaining her principles even as the country and her husband were not prepared to adopt them. Eleanor Roosevelt continued to struggle for her core issues-economic security, New Deal reforms, racial equality, and rescue-when they were sidelined by FDR while he marshaled the country through war. The chasm between Eleanor and Franklin grew, and the strains on their relationship were as political as they were personal. She also had to negotiate the fractures in the close circle of influential women around her at Val-Kill, but through it she gained confidence in her own vision, even when forced to amend her agenda when her beliefs clashed with government policies on such issues as neutrality, refugees, and eventually the threat of communism. These years-the war years-made Eleanor Roosevelt the woman she became: leader, visionary, guiding light. FDR's death in 1945 changed her world, but she was far from finished, returning to the spotlight as a crucial player in the founding of the United Nations. This is a sympathetic but unblinking portrait of a

Language:

English

Narrators:

Eliza Foss

Length:

26h 29m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:23


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

08:34


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:20


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:54


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:59


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:58


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:51


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:01


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:37


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:19


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:39


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:58


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:21


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:40


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:20


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:32


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:56


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:44


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:20


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:49


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:49


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:05


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:22


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

08:22


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:28


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:22


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:27


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:32


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:36


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:36


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:23


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:17


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:46


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:45


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:54


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:40


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:31


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:57


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:57


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:39


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

08:14


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:41


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

08:07


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:21


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:58


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:16


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:51


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:09


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:19


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:59


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

08:30


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

08:00


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:46


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:22


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:11


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:13


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:02


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:11


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

08:02


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:18


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:25


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

08:15


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:03


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

08:57


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:30


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:19


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:36


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:11


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:55


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

04:28


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:18


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

07:28


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:42


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

07:09


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

07:46


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

08:37


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

07:49


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

06:09


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

08:58


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:19


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

08:40


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

05:11


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:21


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

08:30


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

07:53


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

08:35


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

07:42


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

07:58


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

08:45


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

08:29


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:53


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

07:26


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

07:46


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:45


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

07:19


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

07:51


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

07:52


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

07:22


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

08:36


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

05:46


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:10


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

07:50


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

07:41


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:27


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

07:26


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

08:07


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

08:44


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

04:31


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

09:01


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

08:45


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

04:36


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

05:48


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

05:26


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

04:29


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

08:52


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

07:03


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

07:51


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

07:31


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

08:15


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

07:08


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

08:29


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

06:08


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

05:02


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

06:15


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

06:12


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

08:34


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

08:10


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

07:47


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

08:03


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

08:00


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

05:46


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

06:05


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

05:11


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

05:10


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

07:47


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

06:22


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

07:13


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

08:44


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

08:19


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

07:34


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

08:09


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

08:59


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

06:21


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

05:34


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

02:23


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

06:00


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

06:07


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

07:59


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

07:35


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

06:15


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

05:49


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

08:05


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

08:04


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

07:47


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

06:06


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

06:02


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

08:25


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

07:26


Chapter 160
Chapter 160

08:50


Chapter 161
Chapter 161

08:34


Chapter 162
Chapter 162

07:43


Chapter 163
Chapter 163

08:46


Chapter 164
Chapter 164

08:15


Chapter 165
Chapter 165

07:22


Chapter 166
Chapter 166

03:45


Chapter 167
Chapter 167

08:10


Chapter 168
Chapter 168

06:44


Chapter 169
Chapter 169

07:16


Chapter 170
Chapter 170

08:20


Chapter 171
Chapter 171

08:39


Chapter 172
Chapter 172

08:04


Chapter 173
Chapter 173

07:49


Chapter 174
Chapter 174

07:32


Chapter 175
Chapter 175

07:51


Chapter 176
Chapter 176

08:19


Chapter 177
Chapter 177

06:12


Chapter 178
Chapter 178

08:09


Chapter 179
Chapter 179

08:48


Chapter 180
Chapter 180

08:07


Chapter 181
Chapter 181

08:03


Chapter 182
Chapter 182

08:29


Chapter 183
Chapter 183

05:33


Chapter 184
Chapter 184

08:46


Chapter 185
Chapter 185

08:22


Chapter 186
Chapter 186

05:48


Chapter 187
Chapter 187

06:29


Chapter 188
Chapter 188

06:29


Chapter 189
Chapter 189

08:16


Chapter 190
Chapter 190

08:21


Chapter 191
Chapter 191

08:30


Chapter 192
Chapter 192

05:41


Chapter 193
Chapter 193

05:51


Chapter 194
Chapter 194

08:57


Chapter 195
Chapter 195

08:13


Chapter 196
Chapter 196

08:31


Chapter 197
Chapter 197

07:38


Chapter 198
Chapter 198

08:44


Chapter 199
Chapter 199

05:40

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