Bonus Army Of WWI Veterans

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While the Bonus Army of WWI veterans and their families came marching to Washington DC, Eleanor went to meet them. She defused the tension between the administrations and the veterans, paving the way for a permanent solution. During her tenure as the First Lady between 1933-1945, she traveled widely, appeared regularly at press conferences and spoke about human rights, women's issues and children's causes. She also appeared regularly at labor meetings, reaching out to the workers during the Great
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