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Video: Eleanor Roosevelt & ‘Women in Defense’ in 1941

3/14/2016 • Videos, World War II

(Img: U.S. Navy/National Archives) A 1941 short film titled “Women in Defense.” Produced by the Office of Emergency Management shortly before the United States entered World War II. This video, with commentary written by Eleanor Roosevelt and narrated by Katharine Hepburn, extols the usefulness and awareness of American women in defense through science, education, skilled production, and medicine.

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