Atlantic Crossing

A princess steals the heart of the president of the United States in an eight-part drama.

A princess steals the heart of the president of the United States in an epic drama based on the World War II relationship of Franklin Roosevelt and Norwegian Crown Princess Martha. Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks, Sex and the City) stars as Roosevelt, opposite Swedish star Sofia Helin (The Bridge) as Martha.

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FDR & Martha: A Friendship Forged in War

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FDR & Martha: A Friendship Forged in War

How much should we read into the portrayal of FDR and Martha's relationship in Atlantic Crossing? What was the true nature of their rapport? David B. Woolner, Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and author of The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and at Peace reflects on a friendship that deepened during wartime.

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