2001 


 

Blanche Weisen Cook

April 1, 2001
7:30 p.m.
Irma B. Moore Hall Auditorium

Blanche Weisen Cook

Author Blanche Weisen Cook is Distinguished Professor of History and Women’s Studies at John Jay Collage and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Called a “masterful researcher, historian and writer” by Publishers Weekly, she has authored The Declassified Eisenhower and is the current vice president for research of the American Historical Association.

Her best-selling book, Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume Two, was published by Viking-Penguin in 1000. Volume One, published in 1992, remained on The New York Times best-seller list for three months and received many awards, including the 1992 Biography Prize from The Los Angeles Times and the Lambda Literary Award. For more than 20 years Cook has produced and hosted her own program for Radio Pacifica, originally called “Activists and Agitators” and later retitled “Women and the World in the 1990s.”