Now PlayingPart 1 | Get Action (1858-1901) [Descriptive Version]
Part 1 | Get Action (1858-1901) [Descriptive Version]
Part 2 | In the Arena (1901-1910) [Descriptive Version]
Part 3 | The Fire of Life (1910-1919) [Descriptive Version]
Part 4 | The Storm (1920-1933) [Descriptive Version]
Part 5 | The Rising Road (1933-1939) [Descriptive Version]
Part 6 | The Common Cause (1939-1944) [Descriptive Version]
Part 7 | A Strong and Active Faith (1944-1962) [Descriptive]
Air dates: September 14-20 at 7pm, repeats at 9pm; also repeating 9/20 from noon to 6pm; 9/21 from noon to 8pm.
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.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was adored by his parents but had a very lonely childhood.
Teddy Roosevelt established a natural empire the like of which the world had never seen.