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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: August 15-21

August 20, 1951 “HYDE PARK, Sunday—Day by day, those who are responsible for our policies in the Far East must revise their actions in the light of new events. I constantly get questions asking why we do not have a … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: June 22-30

June 27, 1958 “HYDE PARK—Since it is impossible to get anything into the Soviet newspapers except their government’s own story and explanation, I suppose the Soviet people have to believe that the United States government inspired all the demonstrations at … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: June 1-7

June 1, 1948 “HYDE PARK, N. Y., Monday…Our Attorney General has just come to the conclusion, according to the papers, that Communism all over the world stands for the overthrow of existing governments by force, and that therefore no one … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: April 22-30

April 27, 1937 “HYDE PARK, Monday…I have been thinking a great deal about the peace meetings which young people held all over the country on the 22nd of April, and from the letters which I receive and the talks which … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: February 15-21

February 18, 1960 “NEW YORK—Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev took the opportunity of his visit to India to attack foreign aid given by the United States as being purely selfish, whereas that given by the Soviet Union is, by implication, unselfish. … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: December 15-21

December 20, 1961 “NEW YORK—What can one woman do to prevent war? This is the question that comes my way in any number of letters these days. In times past, the question usually asked by women was, “How can we … Continue reading

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