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"The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Ep 5"

Ken Burns returns with another episode from his Roosevelts series. In Episode Five, FDR faces his two greatest challenges: the Great Depression and an impending world war.

Saturday, July 12, 2014
Hopkins Center Spaulding Auditorium
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Films
Fee required.

Ken Burns in person; discussion follows.

Ken Burns brings to Dartmouth another special advance screening from his Roosevelts series. Episode Five (spanning 1933-39) follows FDR as he enlarges the US government in an effort to end the Great Depression. As German aggression threatens Europe, FDR faces a country unwilling to enter another potential world war. Meanwhile, a reluctant First Lady (voiced by Meryl Streep) finds meaning in advocacy. Edward Herrmann, two-time Emmy nominee for his performance as FDR, reprises that role. D: Ken Burns, US, 2013, 113m


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