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If You Ask Me

Essential Advice from Eleanor Roosevelt

by Eleanor Roosevelt and Mary Jo Binker

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

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Eleanor Roosevelt's advice column — "If You Ask Me" — ran from 1941, when she was still first lady, to her death in 1962. She's shown in October 1957. AP hide caption

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What Would Eleanor Do? 'If You Ask Me' Revisits Roosevelt's Advice Columns

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