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US Historians Name Eleanor Roosevelt Best First Lady, Michelle Obama 5th

For the fifth straight time, a panel of U.S. historians and scholars has named Eleanor Roosevelt America's best first lady.The poll conducted by Siena College and C-Span television rates Mrs. Roosevelt tops in six categories -- background, value to the country, leadership, being her own woman, accomplishment, and courage.Eleanor Roosevelt was the wife of President Franklin Roosevelt, who served from 1933 to 1945. She was a symbol of optimism during the dark days of the depression and...

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