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Eleanor Roosevelt: A living history portrayal by Leslie Goddard

October 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sponsored by Friends of the Library

Award-winning actress and scholar Leslie Goddard portrays one of the most fascinating and influential public figures of the twentieth century. Born into wealth during the Gilded Age, Eleanor grew from a shy, homely orphan into a confident, driven woman who championed progressive causes and the rights of man. Drawn from Eleanor’s own letters, diaries, newspaper columns, and other writings, this engaging performance captures the warm, honest, and passionate American stateswoman. No library card required. Please register by calling 815-538-5142.


October 15, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm