The Roosevelts an intimate history
(DVD)

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Contributors
Burns, Ken, 1953- television producer,
Ward, Geoffrey C., screenwriter,
Barnes, Paul, 1951- television producer,
Baucom, Pam Tubridy, television producer.
Coyote, Peter narrator.
Published
[Alexandria, Va.] :
Physical Desc
7 videodiscs (approximately 840 minutes) : sound, color with black & white segments ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
[Not rated]
Status
Round Rock Public Library - Adult Audio/Video (1st floor)  1 available
DVD 923.71 A ROOSEVELTS

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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
9781627890502, 1627890505
UPC
841887021579

Notes

General Note
Special features: Disc 1: FDR's great secret; David Cieri and music for The Roosevelts; Springwood & Val-Kill; Sagamore Hill; Oak Terrace; Someone in the shadows; The Roosevelt home movies; Warm Springs; Campobello; "Able-bodied"; FDR's dog Fala; FDR and the Porcellian Club; The FDR Model T re-creation. Disc 7: The making of The Roosevelts: an intimate history; Deleted scenes (with an introduction by Ken Burns).
General Note
Originally broadcast on television by PBS as an episodes of the television program in 2013.
General Note
Language options taken from DVD menu and may differ slightly from container packaging.
General Note
Companion book: The Roosevelts : an intimate history / Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary film by Ken Burns ; with a preface by Ken Burns ; picture research by Susanna Steisel ; design by Maggie Hinders. First edition. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. Library has companion book, NF 923.17 ROOSEVELTS.
Creation/Production Credits
Edited by Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Erik Ewers, Daniel J. White ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; original music composed by David Cieri.
Participants/Performers
Narrated by Peter Coyote ; with voiceovers by Paul Giamatti (Theodore Roosevelt), Edward Herrmann (Franklin Roosevelt) and Meryl Streep (Eleanor Roosevelt), Patricia Clarkson (Daisy Suckley), Adam Arkin, Kevin Conway, John Lithgow, Amy Madigan, Joanne Tucker, Eli Wallach, Jason Lambert, Pamela Reed, Billy Bob Thronton, Keith Carradine, Michael Klug, Ed Harris, Josh Lucas, Massimiliano Pala, Carl Lumbly, Carolyn McCormick ; interviews with David McCullough, Geoffrey C. Ward, George Will, Sarah Botstein, H.W. Brand, Alan Brinkley, John Milton Cooper, Jr., Dayton Duncan, Julie Dunfey, Gerald Early, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Clay Jenkinson, William E. Leuchtenburg, Jon Margolis, Lynn Novick, Bernard A. Weisberger, Beau Willimon, David Woolner.
Description
Profiles 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, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of these years, Theodore would become the 26th President of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry his fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd President of the United States. Together, these three individuals not only redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, but also redefined the role of the United States within the wider world. The series encompasses the history the Roosevelts helped to shape: the creation of the National Parks, the digging of the Panama Canal, the passage of innovative New Deal programs, the defeat of Hitler, and the postwar struggles for civil rights at home and human rights abroad. It is also an intimate human story about love, betrayal, family loyalty, personal courage, and the conquest of fear.
Target Audience
[Not rated]
System Details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Language
Closed-captioned in English (5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo) or Spanish (2.0 stereo); English and Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities (DVI).

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APA Citation (style guide)

Burns, K., Ward, G. C., Barnes, P., Baucom, P. T., Coyote, P., Giamatti, P., Herrmann, E., Streep, M., Clarkson, P., Arkin, A., Conway, K., Lithgow, J., Madigan, A., Tucker, J., Wallach, E., Lambert, J., Reed, P., Thornton, B. B., Carradine, K., Klug, M., Harris, E., Lucas, J., Pala, M., Lumbly, C., McCormick, C., McCullough, D. G., Will, G. F., Botstein, S., Brinkley, A., Cooper, J. M., Duncan, D., Dunfey, J., Early, G. L., Goodwin, D. K., Jenkinson, C., Leuchtenburg, W. E. 1., Margolis, J., Novick, L., Weisberger, B. A., Willimon, B., Woolner, D. B., Reidy, T., Ewers, E., White, D. J., Squires, B., Moore, A., & Cieri, D. The Roosevelts: an intimate history .

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ken Burns et al.. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. [Alexandria, Va.].

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ken Burns et al.. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History [Alexandria, Va.].

MLA Citation (style guide)

Burns, Ken, et al. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

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