The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, from early youth to his election as President of the United States, as told from Eleanor's point of view.

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The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, from early youth to his election as President of the United States, as told from Eleanor's point of view.

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11 January 1976 (USA)  »

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In 1921, Franklin rides a train to New York for medical treatment. The train passes a house with a modern television antenna on the roof. See more »

Quotes

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, age 20-50: [he is going swimming in the lake with his wife and children] Come on! Last one in is a rotten Kaiser!
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Followed by Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977) See more »

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An extraordinary television special!
5 August 1999 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

There are about five really outstanding mini-series in this world and "Eleanor and Franklin" is one of them. Aside from the excellent attention to costumes and sets, it has remarkable performances by Jane Alexander, Edward Herrmann, Lilia Skala and the Emmy-award winning Rosemary Murphy. There is also fantastic music by John Barry. This drama is gripping, intricate and always fascinating, giving the viewer an inside-look at the legendary First Couple. Don't miss this show!


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