The Roosevelts

Eleanor Roosevelt: The Early Years

Clip: Season 1 | 4m 22s Video has closed captioning.

After a terrible early childhood, Eleanor Roosevelt’s Aunt “Bamie” suggests she be sent to Madame Souvestre’s girl’s school just outside London. This instills Eleanor with the characteristics of being independent-minded, intellectually alive, and socially conscious.

Aired: 09/13/14

Rating: NR

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