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Tomorrow Is Now

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Available again in time for election season, Eleanor Roosevelt's most important book—a battle cry for civil rights

As relevant and influential now as it was when first published in 1963, Tomorrow Is Now is Eleanor Roosevelt's manifesto and her final effort to move America toward the community she hoped it would become. In bold, blunt prose, one of the greatest First Ladies...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published October 30th 2012 by Penguin Classics (first published January 1st 1963)
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This book serves as a loud and vibrant call to action to a generation of Americans to take charge of the opportunities they've received to improve the world for all. I can't help but think, though, that Eleanor Roosevelt glosses over some portions of history which contradict her optimistic outlook (the quote on England giving its colonies freedom, for instance).

I agree with her message overall, especially her calls to improve education and fully involve women in all aspects of this country's bu...more
Anna Olswanger
Allida Black is a preeminent Eleanor Roosevelt historian. Thanks to her vision and dedication to the legacy of Eleanor Roosevelt, she made it possible through the Roosevelt estate for Tomorrow is Now, Eleanor Roosevelt's battle cry of civil rights, to be republished in time for the 50th anniversary of Mrs. Roosevelt's death. Dr. Black wrote the Introduction and President Clinton wrote the Foreword. I found President Clinton's Foreword moving and Dr. Black's Introduction exhilarating. I felt as...more
Eleanor Roosevelt is a personal hero of mine, and this, her final book, displays her energy and wisdom and fundamental optimism.
Great section on education. Very pertinent to the mentality of education today. Zoned out a bit on Roosevelt's spiel about America's place in the world etc., but overall wise words crammed into a very short book.
Stacey Rose-blass
Do not let fear decide your fate - COURAGE!
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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political leader who used her influence as an active First Lady from 1933 to 1945 to promote the New Deal policies of her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as taking a prominent role as an advocate for civil rights. After her husband's death in 1945, she continued to be an internationally prominent author and speaker for the New Deal coalition...more
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