A vivid and personal portrait of America’s greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation—the companion volume to the seven-part PBS documentary series With 796 photographs, some never before seen The authors of the acclaimed and best-selling The Civil War, Jazz, The War, and Baseball present an intimate history of three extraordinary individuals from the same extraordinary family—Theodore, Eleanor, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Geoffrey C. Ward, distilling more than thirty years of thinking and writing about the Roosevelts, and the acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns help us understand for the first time that, despite the fierce partisanship of their eras, the Roosevelts were far more united than divided.
About the Author
*Starred Review* The name Ken Burns will be familiar to many readers and television viewers. He is an award-winning producer and director of documentary films. Not surprisingly, then, this oversize, completely engaging book, of which he is coauthor, is a tie-in volume to a PBS documentary to air in fall 2014. (The other author, Geoffrey C. Ward, d