As someone who currently is investigating certain aspects of Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency, I was happy to learn that this Fall PBS will be broadcasting noted documentarian Ken Burns’ The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.
In seven parts totaling 14 hours, the documentary “chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics.”
In June I enjoyed watching PBS Previews: The Roosevelts that whetted my appetite for the full series.
 Prior posts have reviewed (a) the election of William McKinley and Theodore as President and Vice President in the election of 1900; (b) Roosevelt’s involvement in that election; and (c) the assassination of President McKinley and the swearing in of Roosevelt as President. Future posts will canvas Roosevelt’s first term (1901-1905) regarding regulation of railroads, his “re-election’ in 1904 and his second term (1905-1909) regarding such regulation.