He was one of the fastest-rising politicians in the country when he was suddenly stricken with polio. Although the debilitating disease robbed him of the power to walk Franklin Delano Roosevelt refused to succumb to despair. Join BIOGRAPHY for the remarkable story of FDR's decade-long battle with polio and his quest to return to political prominence. Biographers and historians describe his ambitious journey from his rehabilitating bid for governor of New York to his rivalry with a fellow politician who claimed that FDR would be "dead within the year" unknowingly fueling FDR's mission. Unique footage includes excerpts from the 1932 Democratic nomination speech that re-established his place in the party and paved his way to the presidency. FDR: YEARS OF CRISIS offers an intimate glimpse into the life of one of America's most extraordinary men. DVD Features: Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.