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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:  listen here: the complete talk here: 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