Casting Her Own Shadow by Allida M. Black
Eleanor Roosevelt and the Shaping of Postwar Liberalism

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Black shows how Eleanor Roosevelt, after being freed from the constraints imposed by her role in the White House, eagerly expanded her career and unabashedly challenged both the Democratic party and American liberals to practice what they preach.

 

About Allida M. Black

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Robert I. Landau is presently Chairperson of the Advisory Board for corporate Trust Certification of the Institute of Certified Bankers, and Senior Vice President of Bankers Trust Company.
 
Published March 1, 1996 by Columbia University Press. 298 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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In Black's useful account, Roosevelt resembles no one so much as Hillary Clinton, whose recent work as a politician and newspaper columnist recapitulates Roosevelt's own career--and who, as a political wife, has been similarly reviled and similarly admired for holding ideas of her own.

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