This week in 1884 Eleanor Roosevelt was born. Here's British Movietone's report on a visit the 1st lady made to the UK in 1942.
Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt arrives in London to be met at Paddington by the King and Queen.
Cut Story - MS King, Queen and staff on platform awaiting train. Mrs Roosevelt out of train shakes hands with the King. Car leaving station. Car outside St. Paul's Cathedral. Previous to this Mrs R shaking hands with Admiral Stark and General Eisenhower at station. King, Queen, Mrs Roosevelt and bishop walking up steps to cathedral. CU Miss Harriman and Miss "Dixie" Tighe (American Columnists). Car arriving at Stepney, look down at Mrs R talking to US troops (G of H). Elevated shots of same. Children waving US flags. CU Mrs Roosevelt. &#174; Cut story
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