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THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY

The Roosevelts: The Fire of Life (1910-1919)

Join Ken Burns as he traces the effects of WWI on the lives of the Roosevelts.

Tuesday at 8pm on WGBH 2

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LATINO AMERICANS

Empire of Dreams

See how the American population is reshaped by Latino immigration from 1880 to the 1940s.

Thursday at 8pm on WGBH World

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THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY

The Roosevelts: The Storm (1920-1933)

Franklin Roosevelt runs for vice president in 1920 and seems assured of a still brighter future...until polio devastates him. Eleanor builds a personal and political life of her own.

Wednesday at 8pm on WGBH 2

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The Roosevelts: Get Action (1858-1901)

Part 1: A frail, asthmatic young Theodore Roosevelt rises like a rocket to become the youngest president in American history at 42. Meanwhile, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, brought up as the pampered only child of adoring parents, follows his older cousin’s career with fascination.

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Nazi Mega Weapons: U-Boat Base

To create a haven in port for their lethal U-boat submarines, the Nazis built massive, impenetrable concrete submarine pens.

Thursday at 9pm on WGBX 44

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Ken Burns’s seven-part documentary weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt. The 14-hour series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative.

Sunday-Saturday from 8-10pm on WGBH 2

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Basic Black After the Broadcast: Brown, Busing, & Boston

Basic Black explores the distinctions between desegregation and integration... home-schooling in communities of color... and the reason busing was "forced."

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