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FREE. Our featured Speaker Blanche Wiesen Cook (biographer for Eleanor Roosevelt) will be interviewed by historian Marcia Gallo. Hear fascinating tales of the famous First Lady and her special relationship with journalist Lenora Hickok.

Blanche Wiesen Cook

Cook is the author of a three-volume biography about Eleanor Roosevelt, which the New York Times called a "rich portrait" of the "monumental and inspirational life of Eleanor Roosevelt." Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years and After, published in 2016,  details a disputed affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hickok.

Marcia Gallo

Marcia Gallo is a Wilmington,DE native and acclaimed author and historian. She is a history professor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Lehman College in New York. She is the author of Different Daughters about the lesbian organization Daughters of Bilitis, and the book No One Helped examining an infamous 1964 rape and murder of lesbian Kitty Genovese.

Atlantic Sands Hotel, Baltimore Ave. and the Boardwalk.