Told from the perspective of Eleanor Roosevelt after her husband's death, this film chronicles the life and times of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife from childhood until his election to the White House. The first of a two-part biopic, the film is based on the dual biography by Joseph P. Lash, Eleanor's personal secretary and confidant, and provides a behind-the-scenes look at one of the nation's most famous couples. Written by
The White House Years
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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
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!