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I do not remember how or where I obtained the cell phone number of the official White House recognized impersonator of President Theodore Roosevelt. But I did. 101 more words

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Review

PBS has become a staple of my Sunday night television viewing, thanks to Downton Abbey.

But with the American premiere of Downton Abbey several months away, PBS still keeps rolling out great programming to keep their audience entertained until January. 190 more words

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Ken Burns' weeklong docuseries 'The Roosevelts' premieres on PBS

“It’s Shakespeare,” historian George Will says in the opening minutes of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, “to have a single family in which human flaws and virtues are on such vivid display—and the constant struggle between those vices and those virtues to try to do good and fulfill one’s duty.” 810 more words


The Roosevelts

The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait begins tonight at 8 airing on KQED & other PBS affiliates. It’s a seven part series, totaling 14 hours. It’s based on the book by Ken Burns who also directed the documentary. 91 more words

Teddy Toplines Episodes 1-3 of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’re well aware that the first episode of Ken Burns’ monumental and much-ballyhooed seven-part series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History… 1,010 more words


Oh, Say Can You See? Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner

Today, Major League Baseball, all 30 Clubs and the entire Baseball Family recognize the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner.

Prior to today’s game, we played a special video montage of the “Star-Spangled Banner.”  The video was provided by PBS in conjunction with the program  44 more words

Recorded: Susan Stroman’s Contact

Contact is a Susan Stroman show that was staged on Broadway during the 1999 season. The show was a huge hit and went on to win the 2000 Tony for Best Musical, although it’s not really a musical but more of a dance play. 307 more words