America's Castles

Season 1 Episode 8

The Roosevelt Homes

Aired Unknown Jul 06, 1997 on A&E
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The Roosevelt Homes
They left their mark on the nation like few other presidents. In their homes, we get a unique glimpse into the private lives and background of these very public men. AMERICA'S CASTLES invites you along for an exclusive tour of THE ROOSEVELT HOMES. See rare footage of FDR relaxing at Hyde Park, the family home that was forever his true base, and learn the surprising secrets of Campobello, the retreat that was a thorn Eleanor's side. Get a remarkable inside look at Teddy's magnificent Oyster Bay retreat, Sagamore Hill, and hear from friends and family members what it was like when the President came to stay. From the Manhattan brownstone where Teddy grew up to FDR's summer getaway, go behind the scenes of these historic homes and learn their secret stories from curators, historians and experts.moreless

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