Connect to history

As part of our commitment to supporting the arts,
we've partnered with acclaimed historical filmmaker Ken Burns.

Bank of America is proud to sponsor the work of Ken Burns and Florentine Films. We share Ken Burns's vision to make U.S. history into a riveting narrative, not just homework, and create a lasting impact with the general public and in classrooms around the country.

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Bank of America is a proud sponsor of Ken Burns’ 7-part documentary, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. It follows the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, as they build a dynasty that shaped American history. Learn more about the making of the film and the Roosevelts’ legacy below.

View our latest virtual exhibition, A Job to Do: Artists of the New Deal Era Train graphic
Watch the trailer for Ken Burns' epic The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. Roosevelts Trailer
A letter from Ken Burns background image
See how the Roosevelts improved the lives of service members and veterans Roosevelts
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Share your connection to the Roosevelts legacy. Explore the map Summerville, MA map
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Ken Burns on The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, and Eleanor's life and legacy. Roosevelts
Press to play the video Abraham Lincoln headshot