American Experience

FDR's First Lady: Eleanor

Clip: Season 24 | 1m 32s

Eleanor Roosevelt traveled more than 40,000 miles during FDR's first year as president. "Never before had a first lady taken to the road," says biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin. "She became his legs," says journalist Chalmers Roberts.

Aired: 10/31/11

Rating: NR

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