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American Experience; Eleanor Roosevelt

12/17/1999

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Series
American Experience
Program
Eleanor Roosevelt
Program Number

1201

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

She was the nation's conscience, a tireless advocate for the disadvantaged, a woman who influenced American social policies for decades and pushed through the first international charter on human rights. Eleanor Roosevelt survived a painful childhood and a difficult marriage to become one of the most admired women in America. Going beyond her public achievements, this intimate biography explores the secretive and surprising private life of a controversial American figure. Written and directed by Sue Williams. Narrated by Alfre Woodard.

Duration

02:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Eleanor Roosevelt,” 12/17/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_65C2CCE07D384A598DC9E2939FA2E533.
MLA: “American Experience; Eleanor Roosevelt.” 12/17/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_65C2CCE07D384A598DC9E2939FA2E533>.
APA: American Experience; Eleanor Roosevelt. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_65C2CCE07D384A598DC9E2939FA2E533
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