Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Blanche Weisen Cook - Eleanor Roosevelt Biography

Blanche Weisen Cook is Distinguished Professor of History at John Jay College of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
She is senior editor of the Garland Library of War and Peace.
and is a former vice-president for research at the American Historical Association.
Ms. Weisen Cook’s biography of Eleanor Roosevelt
Volume 3: The war years and after 1939 to 1962 was published by Viking this year.    

On Labor Day weekend 2017, Ms. Wiesen Cook spoke at Canios Books, Sag Harbor about the book and the ongoing struggle to preserve and expand the social programs promoted by the first lady. 

Blanche Weisen Cook was introduced by Canio’s Kathryn Szoka: 

Eleanor Roosevelt Volume 1 1884 1933 was published by Penguin Putnam in 1992

Eleanor Roosevelt Volume II the Defining Years 1933 1938
was published by Penguin Putnam in 1999

Blanche Weisen Cook's other work includes Declassified Eisenhower published in 1981 and available in paperback from Penguin Putnam  


Past Imperfect Alternative Essays 
Volume 1: from colonial times to the Civil War
Volume 2: From Reconstruction to the present 
Alfred Knopf 1973