The Roosevelts by Ken Burns

Episodes will only be available online through September 28th. 


Ken Burns has been making documentary films for more than 30 years. Since the Academy Award-nominated BROOKLYN BRIDGE in 1981, he has gone on to direct and produce some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made.

The ROOSEVELTS 101

As we turn our attention to Ken Burns's 7-part documentary 'The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait,' check out a collection of programs and clips from PBS to bring you up to speed on one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.  The documentary airs Sunday, September 14 - Saturday, September 20th.  

QUIZ: Roosevelt Quotes

WETA

QUIZ: Roosevelt Quotes

Was it Theodore, Franklin or Eleanor? Match these memorable quotes to their source.

POSTER: 1900 McKinley-Roosevelt Campaign

Antiques Roadshow

POSTER: 1900 McKinley-Roosevelt Campaign

Appraisal: 1900 McKinley-Roosevelt Jugate Campaign Poster, from Minneapolis Hour 1.

Clip: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Early Years

The Roosevelts

Clip: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Early Years

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was adored by his parents but had a very lonely childhood.

Clip: Theodore Roosevelt - American Hero

The Roosevelts

Clip: Theodore Roosevelt - American Hero

After the Spanish-American War, Theodore Roosevelt becomes an American Hero.

Theodore Roosevelt and the Environment

American Experience

Theodore Roosevelt and the Environment

Teddy Roosevelt established a natural empire the like of which the world had never seen.

Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt

American Experience

Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt

"Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt" first aired on WGBH in October, 1959.

More Films from Ken Burns 

The National Parks

Ken Burns

The National Parks

Pres. Teddy Roosevelt travels to Yosemite and camps with John Muir.

The Dust Bowl

Ken Burns

The Dust Bowl

The Dust Bowl was a decade-long natural catastrophe of biblical proportions.

The Presidents Collection

The Presidents

American Experience

The Presidents

37 hours of streaming documentaries on nine 20th-Century American presidents.

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