Season 1

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The Roosevelts

Get Action (1858-1901)

Examine the early lives of Theodore Roosevelt and his younger cousin, Franklin.

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Get Action (1858-1901)

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The Roosevelts

In the Arena (1901-1910)

Theodore’s presidency and FDR and Eleanor’s courtship and marriage.

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In the Arena (1901-1910)

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The Roosevelts

The Fire of Life (1910-1919)

Trace the effects of WWI on the lives of the Roosevelts.

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The Fire of Life (1910-1919)

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The Roosevelts

The Storm (1920-1933)

FDR battles with polio and responds to the Great Depression.

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The Storm (1920-1933)

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The Roosevelts

The Rising Road (1933-1939)

Examine FDR’s New Deal and Eleanor’s growing political activism.

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The Rising Road (1933-1939)

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The Roosevelts

The Common Cause (1939-1944)

Survey FDR’s leadership during WWII, while Eleanor tends to wounded servicemen.

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The Common Cause (1939-1944)

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The Roosevelts

A Strong and Active Faith (1944-1962)

Examine Eleanor’s role as civil rights and U.N champion after FDR’s death.

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A Strong and Active Faith (1944-1962)