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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

September 14-20 at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics.

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The Roosevelts Quote Quiz

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaking on Women's Day at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933 (Photo Credit: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

Was it Theodore, Franklin or Eleanor? Match these memorable quotes to their source.

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The Roosevelts and Washington History

Boundary Stones

The Roosevelts had a significant impact on the history of the greater Washington area. Check out related stories from our Boundary Stones local history blog. 

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Submit Your Roosevelt Selfie!

Nationals fans and Teddy

Submit a photo of yourself at a Washington, D.C. area Roosevelt landmark and you could win a free DVD boxed set of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History!

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Roosevelt Memorials in Washington, D.C.

FDR Memorial

Washington's Two Memorials to Franklin Delano Roosevelt

You've probably visited the FDR Memorial on the Tidal Basin. Dedicated in 1997 with four open rooms symbolizing the late President's four terms in office, it hosts 2.5 million visitors per year. But did you know that Washington, D.C. has a second, much older memorial to FDR at 9th St. and Pennsylvania Ave., NW?

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Statue on Theodore Roosevelt Island

Theodore Roosevelt Island

Throughout the year, hikers, runners and birders flock to Theodore Roosevelt Island in the Potomac River. But, it's not just a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. It's also a living memorial to President Roosevelt's conservation ideals.

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Local funding for the broadcast provided by GEICO, George Washington's Mt. Vernon and Foundation for the National Archives.