Eleanor Roosevelt: The Red Cross
Clip: Season 1 | 2m 58s
The First World War liberated Eleanor Roosevelt and her potential for service. In addition to organizing the Roosevelt household, she also volunteered at the Red Cross. Soon, the organization asked her to inspect St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, a mental facility filled with sailors and Marines suffering in the aftermath of battle. The experience had a profound effect on her.
Aired: 09/13/14Video has closed captioning.