Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt. Montage of pictures and scenes, mostly around turn of the 20th century, but some 1950s.
United States USA Date:1900 Duration:5 min 44 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, is seen in American Red Cross uniform speaking to an audience (unseen) during World War 2. She tells a joke about an American soldier fighting in in the Pacific, against the Japanese. Montage of unconnected scenes. Eleanor Roosevelt entering a building displaying a large American Flag; conversing with Vice President Richard Nixon;in a gathering outdoors with Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru;meeting with children in a school; speaking at a Democratic National Convention. Pictures of Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, as a child, circa 1891; with her father in 1892; At the home of her Grandmother, with a pony; Visiting the home of her Uncle, Theodore Roosevelt, at Sagamore Hill, Long Island. Theodore Roosevelt rowing a boat. Photograph of Eleanor Roosevelt in 1902. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (her 5th cousin) in a top hat. The two of them courting. Picture of Sara Roosevelt, Franklin's mother, with Franklin and Eleanor in 1904, the year of their engagement. The couple's formal wedding picture. President Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt, at their wedding in 1905. Scenes of Eleanor Roosevelt with her mother-in-law, Sara Delano Roosevelt, in the early years of Eleanor's marriage to Franklin Roosevelt.
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