The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Sundays, 8:00 PM ET on PBS

120 minutes

A Ken Burns documentary about Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, who played pivotal roles in shaping modern America. Theodore, the 26th U.S. president, battled corporate greed and built the Panama Canal. FDR, the 32nd U.S. president, stewarded the nation through the Great Depression and World War II. And after her husband's death, Eleanor essentially became the country's de facto conscience, championing civil rights, civil liberties and the U.N.

Sundays, 8:00 PM ET on PBS

120 minutes

A Ken Burns documentary about Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, who played pivotal roles in shaping modern America. Theodore, the 26th U.S. president, battled corporate greed and built the Panama Canal. FDR, the 32nd U.S. president, stewarded the nation through the Great Depression and World War II. And after her husband's death, Eleanor essentially became the country's de facto conscience, championing civil rights, civil liberties and the U.N.

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FDR wins a fourth term in office and begins planning for a peaceful postwar world, but dies from a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1945, less than a month before the end of the war in Europe. After his death, Eleanor becomes a champion of civil rights, civil liberties and the United Nations. Following her 1962 death, she is mourned as the First Lady of the World.

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FDR wins a fourth term in office and begins planning for a peaceful postwar world, but dies from a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1945, less than a month before the end of the war in Europe. After his death, Eleanor becomes a champion of civil rights, civil liberties and the United Nations. Following her 1962 death, she is mourned as the First Lady of the World.
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FDR prepares a reluctant America to enter World War II; and, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, helps chart the course toward Allied victory. Eleanor, meanwhile, works to maintain the New Deal reforms during wartime; and travels to the Pacific to comfort wounded soldiers. In 1943, FDR is diagnosed with congestive heart failure, but decides to hide his condition and seek a fourth term.

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s1e6 The Common Cause (1939-1944)
September 19, 2014
FDR prepares a reluctant America to enter World War II; and, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, helps chart the course toward Allied victory. Eleanor, meanwhile, works to maintain the New Deal reforms during wartime; and travels to the Pacific to comfort wounded soldiers. In 1943, FDR is diagnosed with congestive heart failure, but decides to hide his condition and seek a fourth term.
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