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    Intro

    Watch the introduction to The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.

    Intro

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts The Lead Up To World War II

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    The Lead Up To World War II

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

    The Lead Up To World War II

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Eleanor Roosevelt: The Red Cross

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    Eleanor Roosevelt: The Red Cross

    During World War I Eleanor Roosevelt volunteered with the Red Cross.

    Eleanor Roosevelt: The Red Cross

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Eleanor Roosevelt: The Early Years

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    Eleanor Roosevelt: The Early Years

    Eleanor Roosevelt had a very lonely childhood.

    Eleanor Roosevelt: The Early Years

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Theodore Roosevelt: Personality

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    Theodore Roosevelt: Personality

    Theodore Roosevelt was a larger-than-life character.

    Theodore Roosevelt: Personality

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    The Royals' Visit

    King George and Queen Elizabeth visit the United States in June of 1939.

    The Royals' Visit

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    FDR Contracts Polio

    In the the summer of 1921 Franklin Delano Roosevelt contracts polio.

    FDR Contracts Polio

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Theodore Roosevelt: Political Beginnings

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    Theodore Roosevelt: Political Beginnings

    Theodore Roosevelt's political accomplishments at 26 were impressive.

    Theodore Roosevelt: Political Beginnings

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    Sagamore Hill

    Theodore Roosevelt marries Edith Carow and they settle down in Sagamore Hill, New York.

    Sagamore Hill

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    New Deal Achievements

    FDR's New Deal brought great relief to the American People.

    New Deal Achievements

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    Hyde Park Roosevelts

    James Roosevelt married Sara Delano and they settle down in Hyde Park.

    Hyde Park Roosevelts

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    President McKinley Assassinated

    President McKinley is assassinated and Theodore Roosevelt becomes president.

    President McKinley Assassinated

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Fourth Inaugural Address

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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Fourth Inaugural Address

    January 1945 FDR speaks at his 4th Inaugural Address.

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Fourth Inaugural Address

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    Theodore Roosevelt: Death

    A new era is ushered in as WWI ends and Theodore Roosevelt dies.

    Theodore Roosevelt: Death

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Battle of the Bulge

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    Battle of the Bulge

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

    Battle of the Bulge

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The 1944 Campaign Speech

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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The 1944 Campaign Speech

    FDR opens his campaign with a humorous speech about Fala, his scottie dog.

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The 1944 Campaign Speech

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Eleanor Roosevelt: South Pacific Visit

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    Eleanor Roosevelt: South Pacific Visit

    Eleanor traveled to the South Pacific during World War II to visit the troops.

    Eleanor Roosevelt: South Pacific Visit

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    Theodore Roosevelt: American Hero

    After the Spanish-American War, Theodore Roosevelt becomes an American Hero.

    Theodore Roosevelt: American Hero

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Theodore Roosevelt: The Nobel Peace Prize

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    Theodore Roosevelt: The Nobel Peace Prize

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

    Theodore Roosevelt: The Nobel Peace Prize

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Theodore Roosevelt: Police Commissioner

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    Theodore Roosevelt: Police Commissioner

    Theodore Roosevelt becomes Police Commissioner of New York.

    Theodore Roosevelt: Police Commissioner

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    Great Leaders

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

    Great Leaders

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Theodore Roosevelt: Heroism on D-Day

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    Theodore Roosevelt: Heroism on D-Day

    General Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was the American commander who took Utah Beach on D-Day.

    Theodore Roosevelt: Heroism on D-Day

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Theodore Roosevelt: Warmonger

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    Theodore Roosevelt: Warmonger

    Theodore Roosevelt believed in the survival of the fittest and 'might makes right.'

    Theodore Roosevelt: Warmonger

    Video thumbnail: The Roosevelts Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Visit To Ebbets Field

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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Visit To Ebbets Field

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

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Visit To Ebbets Field

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