3 thoughts on “The most important liberal you’ve never heard of: Frances Perkins — MSNBC

  1. When Lawrence O’Donnell talked about Frances Perkins, he left out an important part: she got her position in FDR’s cabinet largely because of Eleanor Roosevelt’s support. We praise FDR for his progressive views, but it was a woman who encouraged him to develop these. We have Eleanor Roosevelt to thank for most of the progress during FDR’s four terms.–Nel Ward

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