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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History


The co-creators of such landmark PBS series and illustrated histories as The Civil War, Baseball, and Jazz, Ken Burns and Geoffrey Ward have now given us The Roosevelts, a remarkable portrait of America's most influential political family. Between them, Theodore and Franklin would occupy the White House for 19 of the first 45 years of the 20th century. And more so than the family name, it was Eleanor—Theodore's orphaned niece and Franklin's distant cousin, as well as his wife—who would unite the Roosevelt legacy and carry it on into the postwar era. 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt and the Assassin

Gerard Helferich.

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A lonely Manhattan saloonkeeper, John Flammang Schrank was obsessed with the 1912 presidential election and Theodore Roosevelt. The ex-president's extremism and third-term campaign struck Schrank as un-American; he believed TR would ignite civil war, and so answered what he thought to be a divine ... (Read More)

       
        

The Roosevelts: 1945–1962

 
Determined to see the war through to victory despite his failing health, Franklin Roosevelt wins a fourth term in office and begins planning for a peaceful postwar world. After his death in 1945, Eleanor proves to be a shrewd politician and a skilled negotiator in her own right, as well as a champion of civil rights, civil liberties, and the United Nations, becoming the "First Lady of the World."
 
 The Roosevelts—An Intimate History: A Film by Ken Burns
 

The Roosevelts—An Intimate History: A Film by Ken Burns

Peter Coyote, narrator. Ken Burns, director.
 
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(Preorder now for release date September 16, 2014)This groundbreaking series chronicles the ...(Read More)

 
 Colonel Roosevelt
 

Colonel Roosevelt

Edmund Morris.
 
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In this concluding volume of the trilogy that began with the Pulitzer Prize winner The Rise of ...(Read More)

 
 Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York
 

Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York

Richard Zacks.
 
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The author of The Pirate Hunter, An Underground Education, and History Laid ...(Read More)

 
 Stalin's Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt's Government
 

Stalin's Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt's Government

M. Stanton Evans & Herbert Romerstein.
 
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Many sinister events that transpired in the clash of the world's superpowers at the close of ...(Read More)

 
 Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s
 

Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s

Frederick Lewis Allen.
 
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Prohibition, Al Capone, the scandals of the Harding administration, jazz singers, seismic shifts in ...(Read More)

 
 
 Theodore Roosevelt and the Assassin: Madness, Vengeance, and the Campaign of 1912
 

Theodore Roosevelt and the Assassin: Madness, Vengeance, and the Campaign of 1912

Gerard Helferich.
 
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A lonely Manhattan saloonkeeper, John Flammang Schrank was obsessed with the 1912 presidential ...(Read More)

 
 
   
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