Examine the early lives of Theodore Roosevelt and his younger cousin, Franklin.
Theodore’s presidency and FDR and Eleanor’s courtship and marriage.
Trace the effects of WWI on the lives of the Roosevelts.
FDR battles with polio and responds to the Great Depression.
Examine FDR’s New Deal and Eleanor’s growing political activism.
Survey FDR’s leadership during WWII, while Eleanor tends to wounded servicemen.
Examine Eleanor’s role as civil rights and U.N champion after FDR’s death.
About The Roosevelts
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.
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