The Roosevelts: An Intimate History - Season 1, Episode 7 - Rotten Tomatoes

A Strong and Active Faith (1944-1962)


Episode Info

FDR wins a fourth term in office and begins planning for a peaceful postwar world, but dies from a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1945, less than a month before the end of the war in Europe. After his death, Eleanor becomes a champion of civil rights, civil liberties and the United Nations. Following her 1962 death, she is mourned as the First Lady of the World.


Paul Giamatti
as Theodore Roosevelt
Edward Herrmann
as Franklin D. Roosevelt
Meryl Streep
as Eleanor Roosevelt
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