The Extraordinary Mrs. R: A Friend Remembers Eleanor Roosevelt

By William Turner Levy; Cynthia Eagle Russett | Go to book overview

About the Authors

William Turner Levy was born in New York City in 1922 and received his bachelor’s degree from the City College of New York. He was awarded his M.A. and Ph.D. by Columbia University. During World War II, Dr. Levy won the Bronze Star medal for a reconnaissance mission to the Rhine. After the war, he was ordained a priest of the Episcopal Church. Dr. Levy retired as associate professor of English at the City University of New York in 1976. Since 1978, he has taught at Viewpoint School in Calabasas, California, and is currently its provost. He is coauthor with Victor Scherle of two books, Affectionately, T. S. Eliot, the Story of a Friendship: 1947–1965, and The Films of Frank Capra, reissued as The Complete Films of Frank Capra.

Cynthia Russett received her Ph.D. in history from Yale, where she is now professor of history. She teaches courses in modern American history with a special emphasis on cultural and intellectual history and the history of American women. Her most recent books are Sexual Science: The Victorian Construction of Womanhood and Second to None: A Documentary History of American Women (with Ruth Moynihan and Laurie Crumpacker).

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Table of contents

  • Title Page v
  • Contents ix
  • A Note to the Reader xi
  • Prologue xiii
  • Chapter 1- An Invitation to Tea 1
  • Chapter 2- Mrs. Roosevelt Comes to Dine 17
  • Chapter 3- At Home in New York City 45
  • Chapter 4- At Hyde Park 59
  • Chapter 5- First Lady of the World 91
  • Chapter 6- The World Comes to Call 105
  • Chapter 7- A Fondness for Young People 121
  • Chapter 8- Celebrations… and Memories 131
  • Chapter 9- Discovering Mrs. Roosevelt 149
  • Chapter 10- Discovering FDR 161
  • Chapter 11- Always a Democrat 199
  • Chapter 12- Friendship 217
  • Chapter 13- Saying Good-Bye 243
  • Index 251
  • About the Authors 257
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