JFK: A New World Order (2013)
Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy’s life, legacy and youthful vigor continues to intrigue and enthrall an entire nation! Relive and introduce, to younger generations, the compelling story of this unforgettable leader and the inspired dynasty he left behind. Insightful and concise this 8 part documentary series covers JFK’s life from barely surviving birth to the tragic events in Dallas on November 22, 1963. Remembered for his charisma, sharp mind and quick wit this series explores the early years
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2013
8 x 27
Documentary, History
Various
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1. Early Years: John F. Kennedy's life through his election as the 35th President of the United States. 2. For All to See: The 1960 Presidential election and the many obstacles, including familial and religious, that Kennedy needed to overcome to win the United States Presidency. 3. New Frontiers: The beginnings of John F. Kennedy's presidency. 4. Doomsday Averted: The Bay of Pigs and The Cuban Missile Crisis, to his proudest achievement, the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. 5. A Wall of Words: The origins of Soviet-American tensions in the divided city of Berlin from the final days of World War II up through the time of John F. Kennedy's Presidency. 6. War Within & Without Part 1: Civil Rights, from his record as a senator up though the transformation near the end of his life that would help inspire the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 7: War Within & Without Part 2: The events in Southeast Asia that eventually led to America's war in Vietnam. 8. Camelot and Beyond: JFK's health and private life, marriage and family, the myth of Camelot, and finally, his assassination and legacy....more

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