The Roosevelts

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Visit To Ebbets Field

Clip: Season 1 | 3m 45s Video has closed captioning.

The weather can't stop Franklin Roosevelt. When his 1944 Campaign through four of the five New York City boroughs was compounded with torrential downpours, FDR insisted that it carry on as scheduled, despite the protests from his physician. The tour concluded with a speech at Ebbets Field, home of the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Aired: 09/13/14

Rating: NR

From:

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Funding is provided by Bank of America; CPB; Mr. Jack C. Taylor; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; The NEH; Rosalind P. Walter; PBS and members of The Better Angels Society, …

See All Extras

Episodes

See All Episodes