THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY
Ken Burns’ seven-part, 14-hour documentary series tells the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.
Fri., May 1, 9:00 pm
The early lives of young Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt are highlighted.
Sat., May 2, 9:00 pm
Theodore Roosevelt transforms the office of the presidency. FDR courts and weds Eleanor Roosevelt.
Thurs., May 7, 9:00 pm
President Theodore Roosevelt leads a Progressive crusade that splits his own Republican party.
Sat., May 9, 9:00 pm
FDR serves as governor of New York and becomes the presidential nominee for the Democrats in 1932.
Thurs., May 14, 9:00 pm
FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the White House that his cousin Theodore displayed.
Fri., May 15, 9:00 pm
FDR breaks the third-term tradition and tries to prepare a reluctant country to enter World War II.
Sat., May 16, 9:00 pm
FDR is determined to see the war through to victory. Eleanor Roosevelt fights for civil liberties after FDR’s death.