This series presents the secret trysts, the clandestine affairs and the strong personalities behind some of last century’s most dynamic characters. Series Three features Mikhail and Raisa Gorbachev, Alfred Hitchock and Alma Reville, Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, Paul and Linda McCartney, John Lennon and Yoko Ono. In candid and hitherto unseen archive film these programmes reveal the world’s greatest love stories.
On this episode we learn about Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt:
It was a magical first meeting, which led to the White House. Eleanor Roosevelt was the woman who defined the role of America’s First Lady, as she supported and cared for her husband through his political career and long illness.
Watch Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 9:30pm.