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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.

  1. Ken Burns

    Creator

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  1. Meryl Streep

    Meryl Streep

    Eleanor Roosevelt

  2. Edward Herrmann

    Edward Herrmann

    Franklin Roosevelt

  3. Paul Giamatti

    Paul Giamatti

    Theodore Roosevelt

  4. Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Herself - Historian

  5. Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Himself (archive footage)

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Last Season

Season 1

2014 | 7 Episodes

Season 1 of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History premiered on September 14, 2014.

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

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Status Ended

Network Public Broadcasting Service

Certification -

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 120m

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

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