THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History


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. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative  This seven-part, fourteen hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore’s birth in 1858 to Eleanor’s death in 1962.

About the documentary:

 

Go through the timeline with you class before watching the videos.

http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/the-roosevelts/timeline/#detail/3

Find lesson plans and videos to watch here:

http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/the-roosevelts/classroom/

http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/the-roosevelts/classroom/lesson-plans/

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