pt. I. This is my story. Memories of my childhood ; Adolescence ; Home again ; Early days of our marriage ; A woman ; My introduction to politics ; Washington ; Growing independence ; A changing existence ; Readjustment ; The 1920 campaign and back to New York ; Trial by fire
pt. II. This I remember. The private lives of public servants ; Private interlude : 1921-1927 ; The governorship years : 1928-1932 ; I learn to be a president's wife ; The first year : 1933 ; The peaceful years : 1934-1936 ; Second term : 1936-1937 ; The royal visitors ; Second term : 1939-1940 ; The coming of war : 1941 ; Visit to England ; Getting on with the war : 1943 ; Visit to the Pacific ; Teheran and the Caribbean ; The last term : 1944-1945
pt. III. On my own. An end and a beginning ; Not many dull moments ; Learning the ropes in the UN ; I learn about Soviet tactics ; The Human Rights Commission ; Foreign travels ; The long way home ; Campaigning for Stevenson ; Bali and Morocco ; In the land of the Soviets ; A challenge to the West
pt. IV. The search for understanding. Second visit to Russia ; The American dream ; Milestones ; The Democratic Convention of 1960 ; Unfinished business.