Conservative pundit sums up his legacy: the government would not just 'provide the conditions for the ' but 'deliver happiness, understood as material well-being. He races to Buffalo, New York, but by the time he arrives the President is dead. Over the next seven years, he fights corporate greed; builds the Panama Canal; and preserves wilderness areas. A Ken Burns documentary about Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, who played pivotal roles in shaping modern America. Actors read lines of various historical figures and a series of noted commentators give background information. Franklin masters wartime Washington as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, while Eleanor finds personal salvation in war work.
In addition, each episode will be repeated from 10:00 p. The series begins with the birth of Theodore in 1858 and ends with the death of Eleanor in 1962. Disc 2: Murder brings Theodore Roosevelt to the presidency, but in the seven years that follow, he transforms the office and makes himself perhaps the best-loved of all the men who ever lived in the White House - battling corporate greed and building the Panama Canal, preserving American wilderness, carrying the message of American might around the world. Franklin Delano Roosevelt is born on January 30, 1882, an only child doted upon by his loving parents and treated with utmost respect by tutors, servants and staff on the family estate in Hyde Park, New York. Eleanor with her father Elliott Roosevelt, 1889.
Meanwhile, Eleanor struggles to keep New Deal reforms alive in wartime and travels the Pacific to comfort wounded servicemen. A Ken Burns documentary about Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, who played pivotal roles in shaping modern America. Theodore Roosevelt thrived in the spotlight, and the crowds loved him. He becomes involved with another woman and his relationship with Eleanor becomes a purely political partnership. Eleanor, after Franklin's death, promotes , and the.
Although he was likened to a kid in a candy store or a bull in a china shop, he apparently did sit still long enough to read several books a day, write and publish critically acclaimed books and some 150,000 letters. Together, they begin a family. It goes without saying that I encourage you not to miss it. Together, they begin a family. Teddy's progressive crusade splits the Republican Party. Her discovery of Franklin's romance with another woman transforms their marriage into a largely political partnership. He experienced tragedy, too: His first wife, Alice, died days after giving birth to daughter Alice Lee in 1884.
I guarantee you will be hooked from the start. This seven-part, 14 hour series profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Theodore Roosevelt leads a Progressive crusade that splits his own party, campaigns for American entry into World War I — and pays a terrible personal price. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History season 1 episode 3 The Fire of Life 1910-1919 Theodore Roosevelt leads a Progressive crusade that splits his own party, campaigns for American entry into World War I — and pays a terrible personal price. Performer s : Narrated by Peter Coyote with voice-overs by Paul Giamatti Theodore Roosevelt , Edward Herrmann Franklin Roosevelt and Meryl Streep Eleanor Roosevelt ; interviews with Doris Kearns Goodwin, David McCullough, Geoffrey C. Himself - Historian I will say, this mini-series did seem biased at times, but honestly, all political documentaries are at times. Did he go where the other cowboys went? The trajectory of his life, from a sickly, asthmatic childhood to his vibrant presidency, is defined in its early years by academic achievement, political success and a blissful marriage.
Photo courtesy Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site. Eleanor develops a political life of her own. He experienced tragedy, too: His first wife, Alice, died days after giving birth to daughter Alice Lee in 1884. He spends seven years struggling without success to walk again, while Eleanor builds her own personal and political life of. Disc 3: Theodore Roosevelt leads a Progressive crusade that splits his own party, undertakes a deadly expedition into the South American jungle, campaigns for American entry into World War I -- and pays a terrible personal price. President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903. But Ken Burns and his longtime collaborators, including and most especially Geoffrey C.
His stewardship of the state during the first years of the Great Depression leads the Democrats to nominate him as their 1932 presidential candidate. Pulitzer Prize winning historian John Loughey was similarly dismayed that the Newport affair was not included in the series. Air Date : 15th-Sep-2014 Franklin Roosevelt runs for vice president in 1920 and seems assured of a still brighter future until polio devastates him. Follow © 2019 by Judith Trojan. They share an unfeigned love for people and politics and a willingness to defy class prejudices to help create a true democracy of equal opportunity. Photo courtesy Library of Congress.
It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. Eleanor, meanwhile, builds a personal and political life of her own. Air Date : 16th-Sep-2014 A frail, asthmatic young Theodore Roosevelt transforms himself into a champion of the strenuous life, loses one great love and finds another, leads men into battle and then rises like a rocket to become the youngest president in American history at 42. Franklin masters wartime Washington as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, while Eleanor finds personal salvation in war work. Credits: Editor, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Erik Ewers, Daniel J. Franklin, who supported Woodrow Wilson in the 1912 presidential election, serves as assistant secretary of the navy during the war; and his marriage to Eleanor is transformed into a purely political partnership after she learns of his involvement with another woman.