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Television Review: 'The Roosevelts: An Intimate History'

The engrossing, impressive The Roosevelts: An Intimate History peels away the story behind this complex family. Review By Matt Cummings The story of America is usually chronicled through glitzy, face-paced editing with a smattering of unknown college professors. It sometimes works (see Nazi Mega Weapons), but for the most part it's an uneven affair at best. The Ken Burns documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate History demonstrates that the more traditional methods of creating a documentary still work, resulting in a powerful experience about the 20th Century's most beloved but complex family. History takes us through nearly 60 years of family history, starting with the irrepressible Theodore (voiced by Paul Giamatti), brought whose big energy and unwavering foresight ushered the US away from the demons of Reconstruction and into the modern manufacturing world that Alexander Hamilton desired so greatly. But he's also a champion of nature and a social worker