Ken Burns: The Roosevelts

Ken Burns: The Roosevelts

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Overview

Ken Burns: The Roosevelts

Historian Ken Burns' documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate History offers an exhaustive look at the lives of the wealthy and powerful family that produced two presidents as well as one of the most influential First Ladies in American history.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/16/2014
UPC: 0841887021579
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Time: 14:00:00
Sales rank: 16,299

Special Features

13 bonus videos Making of The Roosevelts Deleted scenes with an introduction by Ken Burns

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Ken Burns: The Roosvelts, Episode 1: Get Action (1858-1901)/Special Features
1. Prologue & Introduction [8:06]
2. Get Action! [10:07]
3. Madonna and Infant [7:26]
4. Who's the Dude? [3:04]
5. Black Care [4:50]
6. The Center of the World [9:38]
7. Sagamore [9:40]
8. My Crowded Hour [:00]
9. The Coming American [7:50]
10. The Best of My Ability [2:47]
11. Credits [8:29]
1. FDR's Great Secret [12:35]
1. David Cieri and Music for The Roosevelts [18:46]
1. Springwood & Val-Kill [3:23]
1. Sagamore Hill [3:02]
1. Oak Terrace [2:05]
1. Someone in the Shadows [3:10]
1. The Roosevelt Home Movies [2:39]
1. Warm Springs [4:15]
1. Campobello [4:03]
1. "Able-Bodied" [4:17]
1. FDR's Dog Fala [3:20]
1. FDR and the Porcellian Club [2:46]
1. The FDR Model-T Re-creation [5:13]
Disc #2 -- Ken Burns: The Roosevelts, Episode 2: In the Arena (1901-1910)
1. Prologue & Introduction [7:41]
2. A Matter of Simple Courtesy [3:30]
3. Made for the People [15:13]
4. The Greatest Disappointment [3:57]
5. I Took the Canal Zone [9:05]
6. Love Me a Little [11:42]
7. The Worst Blunder [16:09]
8. A Mighty Good Thing [3:48]
9. The White House Gang [6:39]
10. I Attack Iniquities [7:41]
11. The Most Dishonorable Moment [4:15]
12. A Heart Well-Nigh Broken [7:01]
13. The Man in the Arena [13:39]
14. Credits [2:33]
Disc #3 -- Ken Burns: The Roosevelts, Episode 3: The Fire of Life (1910-1919)
1. Prologue & Introduction [5:58]
2. We've Caught a Roosevelt [4:27]
3. We Stand At Armageddon [2:37]
4. Beloved and Revered Future President [:00]
5. I Have Just Been Shot [4:19]
9. Last Chance To Be A Boy [9:11]
6. The Old Lion is Dead [7:18]
7. I Like It Bully Well! [12:49]
8. Last Chance To Be A Boy [12:12]
9. A Complete Smash Up [7:51]
10. Only A Visitor [8:36]
14. The Cry of a Broken heart [9:20]
15. You Must Do What You Think You Cannot Do [7:04]
16. A Man Must Be What He Is [9:34]
17. The Old Lion is Dead [6:02]
18. Credits [5:46]
Disc #4 -- Ken Burns: The Roosevelts, Episode 4: The Storm (1920-1933)
1. Prologue & Introduction [4:49]
2. A Darned Fine Sail [13:59]
3. To Do Things On My Own [2:44]
4. Unreasoning Terror [12:26]
5. My God He Was Brave [5:26]
6. Becoming an Individual [3:26]
7. When the Storm Had Passed [9:43]
9. I Did It [6:56]
8. I Haven't a Thing to Lose [2:59]
10. Old Doctor Roosevelt [11:21]
11. There Must Be Women Bosses [4:45]
12. You've Got to Play the Game [9:04]
13. The Clear Front-Runner [13:44]
14. The Only Thing We Have to Fear [9:05]
15. Credits [2:44]
Disc #5 -- Ken Burns: Episode 5: The Rising Road (1933-1939)
1. Prologue & Introduction [10:55]
2. The First Hundred Days [17:34]
3. Hick Dearest [5:02]
4. The Power of His Personality [5:18]
5. Arthurdale [6:31]
6. You Have to Wait [7:52]
7. That Man in the White House [15:14]
8. A Never-Ending Voyage [5:42]
9. I Welcome Their Hatred [12:32]
10. Packing the Court [7:29]
11. A Terrible Thing [10:55]
12. War as Suicide [5:41]
13. Credits [2:33]
Disc #6 -- Ken Burns: The Roosevelts, Episode 6:The Common Cause (1939-1944)
1. Prologue & Introduction [5:00]
2. The Scene Has Darkened Swiftly [12:05]
3. We Want Roosevelt [16:03]
4. Safe on Third [8:09]
5. She Would Be Their Champion [6:11]
6. Mrs. Paul Johnson [2:46]
7. Onward Christian Soldiers [4:13]
8. He Was Always "My Boy" [7:04]
9. The Free and Unconquerable People [6:48]
10. The Common Cause [15:44]
11. A Great Collective Effort [4:24]
12. Make the Country Worth Fighting For [5:54]
13. Thank God! [4:55]
14. An American Mother [4:04]
15. More Worried Than I Let Anyone Know [5:43]
16. Credits [2:33]
Disc #7 -- Ken Burns: The Roosevelts, Episode 7: A Strong and Active Faith (1944-1962)/Special Features
1. Prologue & Introduction [10:59]
2. Worlds Within Worlds [7:40]
3. Pride of Our Nation [2:49]
4. He Looked Like a Different Man [21:13]
5. My Little Dog Fala [6:12]
6. The Trend of Civilization [3:09]
7. Yalta [5:40]
8. Warm Springs, April 12, 1945 [6:08]
9. It Is Wonderful To Be Free [5:51]
10. Dearer to Her Than Anyone Else [5:42]
11. Serving Her Country [11:56]
12. More Exhilarating Than Fear [6:25]
13. Epilogue: The Fear Was Worn Away [4:55]
1. TR's Childhood European Trip [2:04]
1. TR at the 1884 Republican National Convention [2:41]
1. TR and the Bear Hunt or How Teddy Became Teddy [4:04]
1. TR's John Singer Sargent Portrait [2:07]
1. TR and the Great White Fleet [1:21]
1. TR's Daughter Alice's Wedding [3:52]
1. FDR's Use of the Radio as Governor [3:15]
1. FDR and the Opening of the TR Wing at the American Museum of National History [1:55]
1. FDR's White House Cocktail Parties [4:46]
1. ER and Women Workers in the War Production Factories [:27]
1. ER and the Tuskegee Airmen [4:52]

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Ken Burns: The Roosevelts 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
kDreamer More than 1 year ago
This series taught me many things that I didn't know about 2 of my favorite presidents and a women I've admired for years. For example, I didn't know that Eleanor actually started out as a Roosevelt...FDR was her cousin. It brought them to life as never before.