Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) As wife of the 32nd President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt challenged and transformed the historically ceremonial, behind-the-scenes First Lady role. She increased her public presence by participating in radio broadcasts, authoring a daily syndicated column, "My Day," and holding weekly, women-only press conferences (she was the first presidential wife to do so) to discuss women's issues, her daily activities and breaking news. Along the way, she…

The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) As wife of the 32nd President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt challenged and transformed the historically ceremonial, behind-the-scenes First Lady role. She increased her public presence by participating in radio broadcasts, authoring a daily syndicated column, "My Day," and holding weekly, women-only press conferences (she was the first presidential wife to do so) to discuss women's issues, her daily activities and breaking news. Along the way, she…

What "Keep Calm and Carry On" looks like.  London  Blitz 1940

What "Keep Calm and Carry On" looks like. London Blitz 1940

The real Frida Kahlo Video (home-movie footage) So gorgeous. I've never seen this footage before.

The real Frida Kahlo Video (home-movie footage) So gorgeous. I've never seen this footage before.

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