1. Eleanor Roosevelt was a humanitarian activist during, before and after her husband's presidency.
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7. On December 14, 1902, Eleanor Roosevelt was presented to society at a debutante ball at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
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13. Eleanor Roosevelt married Franklin Eleanor Roosevelt, her fifth cousin once removed, in 1905.
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16. Eleanor Roosevelt was a First Lady who had many firsts.
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17. Eleanor Roosevelt began courting her father's fifth cousin, 20-year-old Harvard student Franklin Delano Roosevelt, in 1903.
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20. Eleanor Roosevelt received the first annual Franklin Delano Roosevelt Brotherhood Award in 1946.
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21. Eleanor Roosevelt's averaged one hundred fifty lectures a year throughout the 1950s, many devoted to her activism on behalf of the United Nations.
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22. Eleanor Roosevelt's addressed the Democratic National Convention in 1952 and 1956.
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26. Eleanor Roosevelt's routinely hosted encampment workshops at her Hyde Park estate, and when the program was attacked as "socialistic" by McCarthyite forces in the early 1950s, she vigorously defended it.
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31. Eleanor Roosevelt's lived here until 1953 when she moved to 211 East 62nd Street.
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34. Eleanor Roosevelt's was not the first First Lady to broadcast—her predecessor, Lou Henry Hoover, had done that already.
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35. Eleanor Roosevelt's continued her articles in other venues, publishing more than sixty articles in national magazines during her tenure as First Lady.
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38. Eleanor Roosevelt's was widely criticized for her defense of Japanese-American citizens, including in a call by the Los Angeles Times that she be "forced to retire from public life" over her stand on the issue.
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39. Eleanor Roosevelt brought unprecedented activism and ability to the role of the First Lady.
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41. Eleanor Roosevelt's was involved by being "the eyes and the ears" of the New Deal.
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42. Eleanor Roosevelt broke with tradition by inviting hundreds of African-American guests to the White House.
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43. Eleanor Roosevelt became one of the only voices in her husband's administration insisting that benefits be equally extended to Americans of all races.
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45. Eleanor Roosevelt's was the first First Lady to write a monthly magazine column and to host a weekly radio show.
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46. Eleanor Roosevelt's wrote a daily and widely syndicated newspaper column, "My Day", another first for a presidential spouse.
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48. Eleanor Roosevelt's dogged Theodore on the New York State campaign trail in a car fitted with a papier-mache bonnet shaped like a giant teapot that was made to emit simulated steam, and countered his speeches with those of her own, calling him immature.
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50. Eleanor Roosevelt joined Franklin in touring the country, making her first campaign appearances.
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51. Eleanor Roosevelt was longtime friends with Carrie Chapman Catt, and gave her the Chi Omega award at the White House in 1941.
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58. Early on, Eleanor Roosevelt had a breakdown in which she explained to Franklin that "I did not like to live in a house which was not in any way mine, one that I had done nothing about and which did not represent the way I wanted to live", but little changed.
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64. Eleanor Roosevelt's served as the first chair of the UN Commission on Human Rights and oversaw the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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66. Eleanor Roosevelt was a member of the prominent American Roosevelt and Livingston families and a niece of President Theodore Roosevelt.
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