PBS Previews: The Roosevelts

Sample the upcoming Ken Burns documentary THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY in this exclusive PBS Preview.

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Patricia Clarkson hosts this behind-the-scenes look at the seven-part series, as filmmaker Burns describes how he brings the story of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt to life. Follow the camera crews into the grand estates and intimate cottages of the Roosevelts. Visit the studio as Burns records the voices of the stars who read the diaries, letters and contemporary accounts of this noteworthy family. And see clips from the monumental series that traces more than a century of life with, as Burns calls them, “the most influential family in American history.”

THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY coming in September 2014

PBS Previews: The Roosevelts

PBS Previews: The Roosevelts

A preview of "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History."

30 min.

Intro

Intro

PBS Previews: The Roosevelts

THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor

FDR visits Ebbets Field

FDR visits Ebbets Field

PBS Previews: The Roosevelts

FDR's New York 1944 Campaign took him to Ebbets field in the rain.

Great Leaders

Great Leaders

PBS Previews: The Roosevelts

Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt all overcame adversity to achieve greatness.

Theodore Roosevelt Early Years

Theodore Roosevelt Early Years

PBS Previews: The Roosevelts

Theodore Roosevelt attends Harvard and meets Alice Lee. They marry in 1880.

Theodore Roosevelt wins Nobel Peace Prize

Theodore Roosevelt wins Nobel Peace Prize

PBS Previews: The Roosevelts

Theodore Roosevelt settles the Russo-Japanese War and wins the Nobel Peace Prize

Schedule

Wednesday
9/3/14 5:30 AM
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Wednesday
9/3/14 7:00 PM
WGBX 44
Sunday
9/7/14 4:30 AM
WGBX 44
Wednesday
9/10/14 5:30 AM
WGBX 44

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