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History Happy Hour: Eleanor - Her Impact and Influence on the Role of First Lady

Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest serving First Lady throughout her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). When Mrs. Roosevelt came to the White House in 1933, she understood social conditions better than any of her predecessors, and she transformed the role of First Lady accordingly. David Michaelis, author of Eleanor, will share more about the impact and influence of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

History Happy Hour is a biweekly virtual program hosted by the White House Historical Association. Join us as experts weigh in on a variety of historical topics, share their insights, answer audience questions, and enjoy presidential-inspired libations.

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