A political leader and reformer of the twentieth century. After briefly serving at Jane Addams's Hull House, she worked in various reform activities and government positions. In 1933 President Franklin D. Roosevelt made her the first woman to hold a cabinet position when he appointed her secretary of labor. She assisted in drafting much of the New Deal legislation, including that which created the Social Security System.
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His explanation only diminishes the irresistible excitement we feel while watching Tony Perkins peer at Janet Leigh in her shower.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We know from the social science that children do best with a mom and a dad,” Perkins claimed at one point.
And so it is that Frances and Lilian fall in love, and, from that, (very thrillingly written), all hell breaks loose.
I wanted Frances to be completely confident about her sexuality.
In the novel, the moral situation Frances ends up in is dreadful.
She had taken great pains with the table, trying to imitate Mrs. Perkins's, and the imitation was rather satisfactory to herself.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
“Perkins, Real Estate” faced the travelers from a signboard as they drove into the village.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
Nothing like them ever heard beforeall tuned in the same key, as you musical fellows would say, and Perkins cocked his eye.
When Perkins entered Diottis room he found the violinist heavy-eyed and dejected.
The musician not showing any visible appreciation of the managers metaphor, Perkins immediately proceeded to uncock his eye.