The Roosevelts

Premiered September 2014

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics.

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Lead up to World War II

Eleanor and FDR look on in horror as the Nazi Party sweeps across Germany

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1939 and the lead up to World War II

FDR is shocked at the rise of Hilter and must turn the reluctant United States towards war

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Battle of the Bulge

FDR remained calm when hearing of the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944

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Intro

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

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The Roosevelts Teaser

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History premieres September 14, 2014 at 8pmET on PBS

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