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Monday, December 22, 2008

Being Eleanor

NEW HAVEN — The public is invited to enjoy "An Evening with Eleanor Roosevelt" from 5 to 6 p.m. Feb. 11 at the New Haven Public Library, 133 Elm St.
The event features, actress Jean Lane, shown, who created a one-woman show to highlight portions of Roosevelt’s life, especially the early years that shaped her character, organizers said. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was First Lady of the United States from 1933-45. After the death of her husband, she was a civil rights activist, author and politician, who also was chairwoman of the committee that drafted and approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The program is free and it is suitable for all ages. Free parking is available. For more information, call the library at 946-8835.