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The Roosevelts | Episode | The Rising Road (1933-1939)

FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the White House that his cousin Theodore displayed. Aimed at ending the Depression, his sweeping New Deal restores the people’s self-confidence and transforms the relationship between them and their government. Eleanor rejects the traditional role of first lady, becomes her husband’s liberal conscience and a sometimes controversial political force.

E5 | 1:56:40 | AIRED: 4/23/2020 | EXPIRES: 9/14/2021 |
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