Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Part 4 | The Storm (1920-1933)

Franklin Roosevelt runs for vice president in 1920 and seems assured of a still brighter future until polio devastates him. He spends seven years struggling without success to walk again, while Eleanor builds her own personal and political life. FDR returns to politics in 1928 and acts with such vigor during the first years of the Great Depression that the Democrats nominate him for president.

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Connections with Renee Shaw

Get LIT Kentucky Is a Page Turner

Social entrepreneur Jonathan Beatty is teaming up with groups like the United Way of the Bluegrass, led by President and CEO Bill Farmer, to create positive change and lift up families. Renee speaks with them about Beatty's statewide virtual book drive called "Get LIT Kentucky" initiative.

Super Skyscrapers

‘The Most Desirable Address on Earth’

Upon completion, One57, on Manhattan’s 57th Street, will rise more than 1,000 feet, making it the tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere and boasting spectacular views of Central Park.

Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Part 3 | The Fire of Life (1910-1919)

Theodore Roosevelt leads a Progressive crusade that splits his own party, campaigns for American entry into World War I — and pays a terrible personal price. Franklin masters wartime Washington as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, while Eleanor finds personal salvation in war work. Her discovery of Franklin’s romance with another woman transforms their marriage into a largely political partnership.

Call The Midwife

Call the Midwife Season 4 | Episode 8

Trixie and Sister Mary Cynthia team up to support a deaf mother-to-be, while a case of morning sickness proves more serious than initially suspected. Elsewhere, Fred’s daughter is less than delighted about his forthcoming wedding.

American Masters

American Ballet Theatre: A History

Ric Burns’ documentary on the 75-year history of the preeminent ballet company combines rehearsal footage, virtuoso performances and interviews with ABT's key figures including Alicia Alonso and the late Donald Saddler and Frederic Franklin; Susan Jaffe and Julie Kent, Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, Marcelo Gomez, Hee Seo, choreographer Alexei Ratmansky and Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.


Mr. Selfridge Season 3 | Episode 8

With Harry’s future hanging in the balance, the store throws the sale to end all sales. Cupid also makes some final decisions.

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Kentucky Life

The Fantastic Life of Romanian Artist Dimitrie Berea

The fantastical lives of Princess Alice Gurielli and her husband, the Romanian artist Dimitrie Berea, whose art is displayed at Berea College; the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport; a Todd Co. historical marker notes the first RFD (Rural Free Delivery of mail to rural farm families) in Kentucky; and the Lighthouse Landing Resort, Marina, and Sailing School in Livingston County are featured.

Super Skyscrapers

The Vertical City

Shanghai Tower isn’t just a skyscraper — it’s a vertical city, a collection of businesses, services and hotels all in one place, fitting a population the size of Monaco into a footprint the size of a football field. Within its walls, residents can literally work, rest, play and relax in public parks, looking up through 12 stories of clear space.

Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Part 2 | In the Arena (1901 – 1910)

Murder brings Theodore Roosevelt to the presidency, but in the seven years that follow, he transforms the office and makes himself perhaps the best-loved of all presidents, battling corporate greed, preserving American wilderness, carrying the message of American might around the world. FDR weds Eleanor Roosevelt, and jumps at the chance to run for the New York state senate.

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