SOURCE: Washington Post
In our tumultuous times, history offers hope
by Katrina vanden Heuvel
In his book, my father ceaselessly reminds us that hard work and idealism can create change.
The Roosevelts’ Ruthless Control of Their Image
by William J. Mann
The shocking story of how TR and FDR covered up affairs and blackballed members of their family in the service of their political ambitions.
What Happened to the Roosevelts?
by Rob Goodman
What the Bushes and the Clintons can learn from a fallen political dynasty.
Ken Burns is in a race to slow us down
“We are in a media culture where we are buried in information but we know nothing."
Ken Burns and the Myth of Theodore Roosevelt
"Though exciting to watch, Burns’s cinematic homage muddles the history."
SOURCE: The New Republic
What Ken Burns Doesn't Understand about the Roosevelts
In realizing the “personal” Roosevelts, something of the “public” is lost.
SOURCE: The Daily Beast
Ken Burns’s ‘Roosevelts’ Fine But Flawed
by Harvey J. Kaye
Arguably America’s most influential historian, Burns fashions a fascinating documentary from the lives of Teddy, Franklin, and Eleanor. But his story has grave gaps.
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