Mary Jo Binker

Mary Jo Binker is a consulting editor for the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project at George Washington University. She has a master’s degree in history from George Mason University, where she is an adjunct professor. She was previously the director of the Oral History Program for the Women in Military Service to America Memorial Foundation in Arlington, Virginia. The recipient of the Evelyn Pugh Memorial Fellowship Award at George Mason University, Mary Jo publishes and lectures on the subjects of Eleanor Roosevelt, women’s history, the Great Depression, World War II, and the Cold War. Her work has appeared in Time and the Journal of White House History. She lives and works in Arlington, Virginia.

Books by this Author

Experience the timeless wit and wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt in this annotated collection of candid advice columns that she wrote for more than twenty years.

In 1941, Eleanor Roosevelt embarked on a new career as an advice columnist. She had already transformed the role of first lady with her regular press conferences, her activism on behalf of women, minorities, and youth, her lecture tours, and her syndicated newspaper column. When Ladies Home Journal offered her an advice...

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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUS
Talk/Booksigning
4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538
OCT 11
POLITICS & PROSE
Talk/Signing
5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
NOV 3
LOGANBERRY BOOKS
Talk/Signing
13015 Larchmere Blvd.
Shaker Heights, OH 44120
NOV 11

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