Eleanor Roosevelt search for life and self-actualization of the soul

Writes about Eleanor Roosevelt, author Anne Atkins gives an idea of ​​the former first lady and "one of the most respected women in the world." Atkins book "Eleanor Roosevelt search for life and self-actualization of the soul" leads the reader to a time when women were expected to marry and become accessory to their husbands, rather than engage in car & # 39; eray and makes an important contribution to society.

Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt were distant cousins. In addition, it became the wife of the US president, Eleanor was the daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt, the younger brother Eliot died when Eleanor was a child. If Eleanor and Franklin were married March 17, 1905 in New York, President Theodore Roosevelt's niece Eleanor spent the aisle and gave her.

Mr. and Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt first came to Washington, when Franklin was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy. At the beginning of Eleanor I felt uncomfortable in Washington and often returned to New York to visit friends. Washington was a strange city. With the US entry into World War Eleanor actively participated in the American Red Cross. It was as a Red Cross volunteer Eleanor learned to drive a car and voluntarily entered the Navy hospital and began to assume a more public political role.

During his life, Eleanor Roosevelt made a lot of the first, perhaps, one of which she is best remembered, and was the first lady. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt served as the first lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945 while her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms.

During these 12 years as first lady, the unprecedented scale of its activities in conjunction with its promotion of liberal causes of Eleanor made contradictory. She was the first wife of the acting president, who became aggressive immersed in the issues that are outside of the White House. Although there is no doubt that those whom she helped, very admired her, but those to whom it is opposed to the creation of changes, disappointing her.

Eleanor propaganda outside the White House began as a result of physical loss of her husband's work caused by polio, which he contracted at the age of thirty-nine. Widely traveled and going back to her husband, Mrs. Roosevelt served as their eyes and ears. During the first lady, she has traveled extensively, reporting on the conditions of the program and the public opinion. Sometimes she has publicly disagreed with her husband's policies.

Most of its travel has become an example of "enemies of Eleanor" of its opponents, but those with whom she had reached out and helped respond warmly. They realized that she had a real compassionate interest in their welfare. Propaganda Eleanor made her widely sought-after speaker at political meetings and in various institutions; she showed a special interest in children's welfare, housing reform and equal rights for women and racial minorities.

As first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt established a regular press conference, White House correspondent for the women. Legal services that have not previously worked with women who have had to do this in order to present a representative. "My day" In 1936, Mrs. Roosevelt began to write their own daily newspaper column.

The presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt led the United States through the Great Depression and World War II to a prosperous future, but in less than 90 days after the last inauguration, April 12, 1945, while on vacation in Varma-Spryngz, Georgia. Franklin suffered a massive stroke and died.

Less than a week after her husband, Eleanor coordinated his funeral and drive from the White House back to New York, citing the order of 12 years; worth of property and securities. Before a year passed away in December 1945, President Harry Truman appointed widows of their predecessors of the United States delegation to the Organization & # 39; United Nations. During his seven years delegates Eleanor traveled a lot by studying the social, political and economic conditions.

In 1953, she filed a UN post resignation to President Dwight D. Eisenhower came to office. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy appointed her to the UN and then to the National Advisory Committee for the Peace Corps and the Chairman of the Commission on the Status of Women president.

Eleanor Roosevelt with the & # 39; is the author of numerous books and is known for its numerous citations. In his book "You learn by living," published in 1960, she wrote: "Happiness – it's not a goal, it's a byproduct of a paradox, but one safe way to be happy – it is deliberately put life, which could be. Hail wholly and exclusively ". Another of her famous quotes: ". A woman is like a tea bag never know how strong she is until she is in hot water."

At the time, Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the most popular and powerful women in the world. Despite the fact that she was not in college, Eleanor Roosevelt was an intelligent woman who had a strong conscience and willingness to help others. Before her death, she was considered "one of the most respected women in the world" and "a & # 39; the object of almost universal respect."

The last two years of her life she was not good, suffering from aplastic anemia, Eleanor refused braking. She supported the hectic schedule of speaking and writing, speaking for human rights, civil rights and women's rights.

Eleanor Roosevelt died in New York on November 7, 1962, just a few weeks before the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. She was buried next to her husband at the family's estate in Hyde Park, NY, in the house of some & # 39; and her husband on the Hudson River. It is the site of Franklin D. Roosevelt Library. Eleanor believes that it should be, and its library. As first lady, Eleanor was persistent in their causes, making a great impact on the history, against which to judge all its successors.

For those who only know about the President and Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt and a pair of male couples in the United States during the Great Depression and World War II, "Eleanor Roosevelt search for life and well-being of the soul" offers a good introduction to the depth and scope of an exceptional first lady.