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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Goofs

Uncle Ted offers Eleanor his arm at her wedding. He is on her left when they leave her dressing room. When they go down the stairs, he is on her right. 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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Wonderful!
23 October 2003 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Edward Hermann and Jane Alexander are like Ralph Bellamy and Greer Garson in their portrayals of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. This is a first class tv film that everyone should see. It is a wonderful re-telling of history from beginning to end. It tells not only of the Roosevelts, but of the time in which they lived.


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