The Roosevelts

The Storm (1920-1933)

Season 1 Episode 4 | 1h 56m 40s Video has closed captioning.

Franklin Roosevelt runs for vice president in 1920 and seems assured of a still brighter future until polio devastates him. He spends seven years struggling without success to walk again, while Eleanor builds her own personal and political life of. FDR returns to politics in 1928 and acts with such vigor during the first years of the Great Depression that the Democrats nominate him for president.

Aired: 09/17/14

Expired: 05/25/20

Rating: TV-PG

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