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Over 3 Hours Of The Myth And Memory of J.F.K. The Man Who Captivated A Nation!
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. John F. Kennedy
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 of WWII hero and respected Senator up through the 1960s Presidential race against Richard Nixon. From his inspirational Inauguration speech to his final days in Dallas and all points in-between, the story of the man who gave the nation a sense of pride and confidence is presented in this unforgettable collection. Journey through the pivotal moments that created one of America s most beloved, influential and controversial figures through 8 programs that commemorate the man and the myth that is John F. Kennedy.
Program 1: Early Years
John F. Kennedy s life through his election as the 35th President of the United States.
Program 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.
Program 3: New Frontiers
The beginnings of John F. Kennedy s presidency.
Program 4: Doomsday Averted
The Bay of Pigs and The Cuban Missile Crisis, to his proudest achievements, the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
Program 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.
Program 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.
Program 7: War Within & Without Part 2
The events in Southeast Asia that eventually led to America s war in Vietnam.
Program 8: Camelot And Beyond
His health and private life, marriage and family, the myth of Camelot, and finally, his assassination and legacy.
Bonus Disc Contents:
1. Kennedy Vs. Nixon Debate
2. Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
3. Funeral Service of President John F. Kennedy
4. Vietnam! Vietnam! by John Ford
I lived this part of history and as I sit watching the several disks, talk out loud and say, "Oh, I remember that" and I even remember where I was when it happened, such as... Read morePublished 6 months ago by L. P. Zuber
Great behind the scenes - lots of coverage - takes a while to watch all the content which is a good thing.Published 7 months ago by GatorMan
I agree with the 2 and 3 star reviewers. THis dvd edition is lame and not what I would have expected for the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination. Do not buy it. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Terry Jennrich
This was purchased for a gentlemen that lives in a group home . He is 65 years old and can tell you all about JFK. After receiving this as a gift he watches it all the time. Read morePublished 17 months ago by chetsmom
In this 50th anniversary of JFK assassination, this is a very interesting documents to possess.
I remembered having seen it on PBS, and could not waited to get as soon as I... Read more