Kennedy 1983
Martin Sheen (The West Wing, JFK) stars in the title role in this landmark mini-series which centres on the momentous presidential years and the loves, lives, triumphs and tragedies of one of the most controversial families of this century.

KENNEDY covers momentous events including the abortive invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs, the turmoil of violent racial conflict, the escalation of America s involvement in Vietnam and the Missile Crisis. It also explores the private life of the man - the tragic death of his son aged only 39 hours, and his chronic womanising, scrutinised by the FBI under the leadership of the sinister and obsessive J. Edgar Hoover.

2 x DVD9 | NTSC 4:3 | 02:14:23 + 01:27:45 + 01:29:37 | 15.3 Gb
Language: English
Subtitles: none
Genre: Biography, Drama, History

Director: Jim Goddard
Cast: Andrew Rayden, Martin Sheen, Vincent Gardenia, Blair Brown, John Shea, E.G. Marshall, Geraldine Fitzgerald
Country: UK, USA


• Original footage of Kennedy's Inaugural Address to the nation (January 20, 1961)

• "One Week In October" -- A half-hour film produced in 1964 by the Department Of Defense about the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Lots of archival film footage detailing the events surrounding the Missile Crisis is included here. It's a good, concise overview of those terrifying days in October '62

• "One Day In Berlin" -- Excerpts from Kennedy's historic Berlin Wall speech

• "The Last Two Days" -- A 19-minute color film chronicling the last two days of President Kennedy's life in November of 1963

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