Ken Burns returns to PBS with ‘The Roosevelts’: A closer look at Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor

September 14, 2014 6:01 AM

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Ken Burns returns to PBS with ‘The Roosevelts’: A closer look at Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor

14-hour documentary chronicles the influential New York political family and how they affected America

On Oct. 16, 1901, less than five weeks after the assassination of William McKinley had made Theodore Roosevelt the youngest President in American history, Roosevelt invited the prominent black educator, activist and spokesman Booker T. Washington to dinner.

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