Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Tennessee Valley Authority Act (2) tv-pg Play video Select your TV provider to log in to have full access to videos Select your TV provider See all providers Don't see your TV provider? Learn more You can access this video on the free HISTORY® apps. *You must verify your TV provider towatch this video on the App Your Parental Control settings do not allow you to view this content. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Tennessee Valley Authority Act (2 min) tv-pg Franklin D. Roosevelt pushed the Tennessee Valley Act as part of his New Deal agenda. See how this legislation was designed to help struggling Tennessee farmers.