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The Roosevelts

Get Action (1858-1901)

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. Meanwhile, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, brought up as the pampered only child of adoring parents, follows his older cousin’s career with fascination.

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A Strong and Active Faith (1944-1962)

Examine Eleanor’s role as civil rights and U.N champion after FDR’s death.
Season 1 Episode 7
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The Common Cause (1939-1944)

Survey FDR’s leadership during WWII, while Eleanor tends to wounded servicemen.
Season 1 Episode 6
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The Rising Road (1933-1939)

Examine FDR’s New Deal and Eleanor’s growing political activism.
Season 1 Episode 5
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The Storm (1920-1933)

FDR battles with polio and responds to the Great Depression.
Season 1 Episode 4
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The Fire of Life (1910-1919)

Trace the effects of WWI on the lives of the Roosevelts.
Season 1 Episode 3
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In the Arena (1901-1910)

Theodore’s presidency and FDR and Eleanor’s courtship and marriage.
Season 1 Episode 2
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