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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Ken Burns’s new seven-part PBS series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor: three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. Premieres September 14.

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How Teachers Can Make the “Most of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History”

Ken Burns’ seven-part, fourteen hour film “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” illuminates over 100 years of American history as the country transitions between “politics as usual” and reform, isolation and internationalism, a laissez faire economy and government regulation, and international war and peace.

Tryptich of Roosevelts, Franklin, Eleanor and Teddy

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Ken Burns’s new seven-part PBS series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor: three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. Premieres September 14.

German troops burn library of Louvain, Belgium

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Exploring Women's History Through Film

This Women’s History Month, EDSITEment invites teachers, parents and students to honor American women’s experience in wartime. From the American Revolution through WWII, examine the vital roles women have played on the battlefield, behind the lines, and on the home front.

EDSITEment and College-Readiness: Bolstering Literacy Skills across the Humanities

Using EDSITEment’s lesson plan on Carl Sandburg’s Chicago as an example, this presentation demonstrates how teachers can build critical literacy skills across the disciplines through the analysis of primary historical documents and literary techniques.

Helen Keller dies at 88

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Theodore Roosevelt gives New Nationalism Speech

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1st Boston Marathon run

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