She is one of the 20th century's most respected and admired figures; a humanitarian who transformed the role of women in society-and in the White House. Eleanor Roosevelt was the architect behind the now well-established tradition of the First Lady activist. A pioneer among presidents' wives she formed her own staff held press conferences and defined a female agenda beyond that of a homemaker. She fought for the civil rights of women and other members of oppressed society. Yet this monumental public figure was also the unhappy wife of a philandering husband and an orphan whose family was destroyed by alcoholism. In this intimate portrait experts and scholars come together to make the important connections between Mrs. Roosevelt's public and private lives. BIOGRAPHY brings you the complete and inspiring life story of Eleanor Roosevelt champion of freedom and human dignity. DVD Features: Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.