TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt
First Aired: October 6, 1996
The complex and colorful life of Theodore Roosevelt. Included: his leadership of the "Rough Riders" during the Spanish-American War; his rise to the Presidency at age 42; his unsuccessful 1912 run for the Presidency. Narrated by Jason Robards.
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- Premiered: October 4, 1988
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)