The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
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The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
Assembled three years after the subject's death, the Oscar-winning The Eleanor Roosevelt Story is a reverent documentary of one of the most influential--and controversial--first ladies in American history. Family photographs are utilized to trace the courtship between the shy Eleanor and her outgoing cousin Franklin Delano Roosevelt. We watch as Eleanor becomes a major public figure in her own right, from her tireless support of her husband during his 1921 bout with infantile paralysis through her twelve years in the White House. Special attention is paid Mrs. Roosevelt's activities on… More

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"Reverential documentary tribute."
‑ Phil Hall, Film-Forward.com
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