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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Preview Tuesday, June 17

May 20, 2014 | By Public Programs Staff

Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 8 p.m. (check local listings)

PBS is airing a preview of Ken Burns' documentary THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY. Patricia Clarkson hosts this behind-the-scenes look at the seven-part series, as Ken Burns describes how he brings the Roosevelts' stories to life. On view will be the grand estates and intimate cottages of the Roosevelts, and viewers will also see the studio where the filmmaker records the actors reading from diaries, letters, and contemporary accounts of the various Roosevelts.

A film by Ken Burns. Written by Geoffrey C. Ward. Produced by Paul Barnes, Pam Tubridy Baucom and Ken Burns.

The Roosevelts will air September 14-20, 2014.

GWETA, Inc. received a Production grant for this multipart series on the Roosevelt family.