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Author Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.
Title Courage in a dangerous world : the political writings of Eleanor Roosevelt / edited by Allida M. Black.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, [1999]
©1999

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON BOOK  E807.1.R48 A3 1999    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON BOOK  E807.1.R48 A3 1999    AVAILABLE  
Author Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.
Subject Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 -- Political and social views.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1953 -- Sources.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961 -- Sources.
Alt Name Black, Allida M. (Allida Mae), 1952-
Description xiv, 362 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-332) and index.
ISBN 0231111800 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0231111819 (pbk.)
OCLC # 39655234
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction1
Pt. IThe New Deal Years: 1933-1940 
 1The State's Responsibility for Fair Working Conditions17
 2I Want You to Write to Me18
 3Old Age Pensions20
 4Subsistence Farmsteads22
 5The New Governmental Interest in the Arts26
 6In Defense of Curiosity28
 7The Negro and Social Change34
 8Are We Overlooking the Pursuit of Happiness?37
 9Married Persons Clause of the Economy Act39
 10The Southern Conference on Human Welfare40
 11Marian Anderson and the Daughters of the American Revolution42
 12The Federal Theater Project42
 13Women, Politics, and Policy43
 14WPA Wages44
 15The Moral Basis of Democracy45
 16Women in Politics58
 17Insuring Democracy71
 18Helping Them to Help Themselves76
Pt. IIThe Threat of War: 1935-1945 
 1Because the War Idea Is Obsolete81
 2This Troubled World86
 3Cash and Carry101
 4The Invasion of Poland102
 5Wartime Sacrifice103
 6Should There Be a Referendum on War?104
 7The Bombing of Britain105
 8Pearl Harbor106
 9The Nazi Camps107
 10The Holocaust108
 11D-Day109
 12D-Day, Continued110
 13Conscientious Objectors111
 14Total War112
 15Equal Justice for All113
 16The Atomic Bomb115
Pt. IIIThe Home Front: 1939-1945 
 1Keepers of Democracy117
 2Intolerance120
 3Why I Still Believe in the Youth Congress125
 4Civil Liberties - The Individual and the Community130
 5Social Gains and Defense132
 6Race, Religion and Prejudice135
 7Must We Hate to Fight?136
 8Freedom: Promise or Fact138
 9Abolish Jim Crow!139
 10A Challenge to American Sportsmanship140
 11Henry A. Wallace's Democracy Reborn144
 12FDR's Death148
Pt. IVThe United Nations and Human Rights: 1945-1953 
 1The Universal Declaration of Human Rights149
 2The Promise of Human Rights156
 3Statement on Draft Covenant on Human Rights162
 4Reply to Attacks on U.S. Attitude Toward Human Rights Covenant168
 5UN: Good U.S. Investment173
 6The Universal Validity of Man's Right to Self-Determination176
 7U.N. Deliberations on Draft Convention on the Political Rights of Women180
 8Eisenhower Administration Rejects Treaty187
 9ER's Response to Eisenhower189
 10Where Do Human Rights Begin?190
Pt. VThe Cold War Abroad: 1945-1963 
 1Revisiting Yalta191
 2The Russians Are Tough192
 3The Korean War197
 4Truman's Dismissal of MacArthur198
 5China and the Korean War199
 6First Need: Resettlement200
 7The Changing India202
 8Soviet Attacks on Social Conditions in U.S.206
 9Why Are We Cooperating with Tito?208
 10Tensions in the Middle East212
 11What Are We For?213
 12The Bay of Pigs and the Congo221
 13What Has Happened to the American Dream?223
Pt. VIThe Cold War at Home: 1945-1963 
 1Full Employment231
 2Price Controls and Postwar Production234
 3Why I Do Not Choose to Run236
 4Loyalty Oaths239
 5Taft-Hartley Act240
 6Correspondence Regarding Taft-Hartley241
 7House Committee on Un-American Activities243
 8Plain Talk About Wallace245
 9Liberals in This Year of Decision247
 10Dispute with Francis Cardinal Spellman253
 11Correspondence with Cardinal Spellman254
 12Address to Americans for Democratic Action259
 13If I Were a Republican Today263
 14Senator Joseph McCarthy265
 15Alger Hiss267
 16Social Responsibility for Individual Welfare'269
 17Stevenson Campaign Address273
 18Segregation in the South277
 19The Smith Act278
 20The Civil Rights Bill of 1957279
 21Stevenson on the Civil Rights Bill280
 22Correspondence with Lyndon Johnson Regarding the Above Column281
 23Ike - 'Nice Man, Poor Leader'; Nixon - 'Anything to Get Elected'283
 24Why I Am Opposed to 'Right to Work' Laws286
 25Statement on Behalf of the National Consumers League290
 26Lyndon Johnson and the Civil Rights Act of 1960294
 27Stevenson, Kennedy and the 1960 Democratic Convention294
 28Campaigning for Kennedy: Four Selections296
 29Presidential Commission on the Status of Women299
 30The Social Revolution300
App. AComprehensive Bibliography of the Articles of Eleanor Roosevelt311
 Index333


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