There aren’t many people who are known instantly just by their initials or nicknames. F.D.R is surely one of them. And Teddy. These Roosevelts, along with Eleanor, and their relationships to each other and our country are the subjects of a new documentary from Ken Burns, beginning its run on WVIZ/PBS on Sunday. Ideastream’s Tony Ganzer spoke with Burns about his new work, and about what he hopes viewers take away from the history, and he shared highlights on WVIZ.
Hear the WCPN interview with Ken Burns: