Ken Burns: You can thank FDR for that light switch

September 14, 2014 7:06 AM

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Years in the making, Ken Burns’ next PBS documentary, his longest yet, at 14 hours, considers the Roosevelts as an American dynasty.

Ken Burns had spent years researching and writing his 14-hour film, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” for PBS. It stretched from Theodore’s birth to Franklin Delano’s polio to Eleanor’s death. Over 100 years of politics, war, the Great Depression and the New Deal.

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