Blanche Wiesen Cook
Blanche Wiesen Cook

Blanche Wiesen Cook is Distinguished Professor of History at John Jay College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is senior editor of the Garland Library of War and Peace, author of Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One: 1884-1933 (available from Viking and Penguin), Crystal Eastman on Women and Revolution and The Declassified Eisenhower, and is a former vice-president for research at the American Historical Association.

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Author: Blanche Wiesen Cook | Narrator: Eliza Foss
Release Date: November 01, 2016
One of the New York Times's 100 Notable Books of 2016One 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 Roos...
Author: Blanche Wiesen Cook | Narrator: Kate Reading
Release Date: July 05, 2016
Eleanor Roosevelt was born into the privileges and prejudices of American aristocracy and into a family ravaged by alcoholism. She overcame debilitating roots: in her public life, fighting against racism and injustice and advancing the rights of wome...
Author: Blanche Wiesen Cook | Narrator: Kate Reading
Release Date: July 05, 2016
The central volume in the definitive biography of America's most important First Lady. "Engrossing" (Boston Globe).The captivating second volume of this Eleanor Roosevelt biography covers tumultuous era of the Great Depression, the New Deal, and...