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Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977)

The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt during their 12-year stay at the White House.

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Eleanor Roosevelt
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Louis Howe
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Sara Delano Roosevelt
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Anna Roosevelt
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Theodore Roosevelt
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Harry Hopkins
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Malvina Thompson
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Dr. Carr
Barbara Smith Conrad ...
Marian Anderson (as Barbara Conrad)
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Bill Plog
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Robert Dunlap
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Laura Delano
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The conclusion of a two-part biopic, Eleanor Roosevelt continues to recall the life of her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, starting from his election to the White House all the way through the end of his life. Roosevelt faces many challenges during his time in the Oval Office including the Great Depression, World War II, and an illness that leaves him paralyzed from the waist down. Written by Jwelch5742

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When the Roosevelts travel back to the White House after FDR's second inauguration, on January 20th, 1937, the trees are full, with green leaves. See more »

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A credit to all concerned
20 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

Todays film makers should all be made to view this production. Without a single curse word, car chase, or sex scene, this flawless series does credit to all concerned.It is difficult to single out any member of this work for every element of it is exemplary.It simply entertains at every level, while giving a true history lesson. Every person involved in this gem must be very proud,and with every justification.


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