I will not be your little china doll: Representations of Eleanor Roosevelt in film and television

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Abstract

Considered by many to be the most important American woman of the twentieth century, Eleanor Roosevelt appears or is referenced in more than four hundred film and television programs both as a character or documentary subject, not including her own newsreel and television media. Docudrama, biographical film, and documentary appearances from Great Day (1945) through the fourteen-hour Ken Burns series The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014) indicate her importance in public memory.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAmericana: The Journal of American Popular Culture
Volume19
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2020

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