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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: JFK
Aired:
11/11/2013
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John F. Kennedy's successes and failures in the White House and his assassination are explored.

 


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Episode One
MON 11/11/2013

9:00PM on CPTV

Episode Two
TUE 11/12/2013

9:00PM on CPTV
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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

JFK

Episode One: Follow JFK's rise to power from his birth to his election as president in 1960 - the youngest man ever to be elected to the office.With illuminating interviews from family members including sister Jean Kennedy Smith, niece Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, historian Robert Dallek and author Robert Caro, this episode offers new insight into Kennedy's early years, from his transformation from a sickly youth to Washington's most eligible bachelor to the nation's president.

Episode Two: Follow Kennedy into the White House through his assassination and the unfulfilled promise of his presidency. Offering fresh assessments of the successes and failures of his tenure, this episode features frank appraisals by administration officials, including John Siegenthaler, Thomas Hughes and Harris Wofford, civil rights leaders Andrew Young and Julian Bond, and journalists Evan Thomas and Richard Reeves.


 
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