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Topic - Eleanor Roosevelt
For the first time, the dress Marian Anderson wore to sing at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago after being denied access to a Washington concert hall because she was black, is going on display at the Smithsonian.
Eleanor Roosevelt kept the top spot in a new survey that ranks American first ladies — her fifth No. 1 ranking over the last 32 years — while Michelle Obama edged out Hillary Clinton to come in fifth.
A survey of academics has found that Eleanor Roosevelt was the nation's best first lady. Michelle Obama ranks fifth.
Jean Stapleton, the stage-trained character actress who played Archie Bunker's far better half, the sweetly naive Edith, in TV's groundbreaking 1970s comedy "All in the Family," has died. She was 90.
John Lithgow, Jon Voight and Bill Murray are just a few of the stars who have brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in television and the movies.
Presidential wives often have played more powerful roles than vice presidents in serving the nation, but their accomplishments are glossed over in the new "The First Ladies" galleries at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
Although author Julie M. Fenster doesnt overdo it, it is clear that Howe, through much of his adult life, gave off a miasma of body odor enhanced by the effluvium of a chain smoker who got more of his cigarettes on his lapels than in an ash-tray. He also was incredibly and indiscriminately rude. His own wife recoiled at his embrace and spent most of her life as far away from his as she could.
As a French diplomat after World War II, Hessel joined a panel that included former U.S. first lady Eleanor Roosevelt which wrote up the U.N.'s Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
she told the Archive of American Television that enough time had passed.