The Roosevelts

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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S1: Ken Burns and Beau Willimon/The Roosevelts & The Underwo

01:57

Ken Burns and Beau Willimon talk the similarities between The Roosevelts & The Underwoods.


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S1: Lead up to World War II

04:56

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

S1: Theodore Roosevelt: Political Beginnings

04:30

Theodore Roosevelt's political accomplishments at 26 were impressive.

S1: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Red Cross

02:58

During World War I Eleanor Roosevelt volunteered with the Red Cross

S1: Booker T. Washington at the White House

03:18

Theodore Roosevelt invites Booker T. Washington to dine at the White House.

S1: Eleanor Roosevelt Early Years

04:22

Eleanor Roosevelt had a very lonely childhood

S1: Eleanor Roosevelt's South Pacific Visit

04:02

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