Eleanor and Franklin is a television movie released on January 11, 1976, starring Edward Herrmann as Franklin D. Roosevelt and Jane Alexander as Eleanor Roosevelt. It is the first part in a two-part biopic based on Joseph P. Lash's Pulitzer Prize-winning and best-selling biography with the same title. Joseph Lash was Eleanor's personal secretary and confidant. He wrote several books on the Roosevelts including some on both Eleanor and Franklin individually. Directed by Daniel Petrie, the film follows the lives of President Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor told in flashback from her...
|On the air:||January 11, 1987-January 11, 1976|
|Network:||American Broadcasting Company|
|Producer:||Audrey Maas, Harry R. Sherman, David Susskind|