She was the nation's conscience, a tireless advocate for America's disadvantaged. Controversial First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt influenced American social policies for decades and helped create the first international charter on human rights. Despite a painful childhood, shy nature, and difficult marriage, she rose to become one of America's admired women. This intimate biography explores her secretive, surprising private life.
Producer: WGBH, Ambrica Productions, Inc. (WGBH)
Production Year: 1999