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Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962)

Eleanor Roosevelt was born on October 11, 1884 in New York City, New York, USA as Anna Eleanor Roosevelt. She was a writer, known for The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: To the Ladies (1960), Universal Newsreel (1945) and President Kennedy's Birthday Salute (1962). She was married to Franklin D. Roosevelt. She died on November 7, 1962 in New York City. See full bio »

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7 Biographical Movies | 17 Print Biographies | 19 Portrayals | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


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[on choice] Somewhere along the line of our development we discover what we really are, and then we make our decision for which we are responsible. Make that decision primarily for yourself because you can never live anyone else's life. See more »


Quit the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) because they wouldn't allow contralto Marian Anderson to perform in Constitution Hall - the only venue large enough to accommodate the audience that Ms. Anderson would draw - because she was African-American. Mrs. Roosevelt then made arrangements for Miss Anderson's concert to be performed on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. More than 75,000 ... See more »

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