JFK: A New World Order
Fifty years after his death, President John F. Kennedy's life and legacy continues to capture the hearts and minds of an entire nation. Insightful and concise, this 8-part documentary series covers the life of JFK, from his perilous birth to his dramatic assassination in 1963. Remembered for his charisma and formidable intellect, this series explores the highlights of his life – from WWII hero and respected U.S. Senator, to the 1960s Presidential race against Richard Nixon and his famous inaugural speech, to his final days of his brief presidency and all points in-between. This is the story of the man who gave the people of this nation a renewed sense of pride and the confidence to forge ahead in the midst of the Cold War. Journey through the pivotal moments that created one of America's most beloved, influential, and controversial figures!
Episode 1: Early Years
John F. Kennedy's life through his election as the 35th President of the United States.
Episode 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.
Episode 3: New Frontiers
The beginnings of John F. Kennedy's presidency.
Episode 4: Doomsday Averted
The Bay of Pigs and The Cuban Missile Crisis, to his proudest achievements, the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
Episode 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.
Episode 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.
Episode 7: War Within & Without, Part 2
The events in Southeast Asia that eventually led to America's war in Vietnam.
Episode 8: Camelot and Beyond
His health and private life, marriage and family, the myth of Camelot, and finally, his assassination and legacy.
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Specielt om denne udgivelse:
Disc 1: JFK: A New World Order, Episodes 1-8 (Blu-ray, region ALL)
Disc 2: JFK: A New World Order, Episodes 1-8 (DVD, region 1)
Disc 3 = Bonus (DVD, region 1):
- Spilletid: 3 timer, 35 minutter
- Kennedy vs. Nixon Debate
- Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
- Funeral Service of President John F. Kennedy
- Vietnam! Vietnam! by John Ford
- Spilletid: 3 timer