JFK Season

2017
1:43:10

March 8, 2015

3.0 3 x
Features remarkable footage and audiotapes along with Marilyn's own handwritten letters, diaries, notes, poems, journals and notebooks, which document her private life against the backdrop of her very public life and loves. Alongside interviews with experts and former acquaintances, A-list actors - including Adrien Brody, Lindsey Lohan, Uma Thurman and Jeremy Piven - read from Marilyn's own writings, bringing her words to a contemporary audience for the first time. (From the US) (Documentary)
Episodes 2016
52:35

July 30, 2015

Expired 3.0 5 x
"Never, ever, publish them!" What was it Jackie Kennedy wanted to keep secret? In 2011, eight hours of previously secret recordings were made available. This new documentary from acclaimed director Patrick Jeudy includes a series of conversations recorded a few months after her husband's assassination in Dallas on November 22, 1963. The young widow, then 34, recounts the past like a novel about her dream life with her husband John Kennedy with conversations about history and her own story, incl...
57:22

March 3, 2016

Expired 3.0 68 x
In an age before information moved instantaneously, Walter Cronkite knew he had to get the call right when he made the announcement, "President Kennedy died at one p.m., central standard time." This documentary presents the chaos in Cronkite's newsroom leading up to this moment. Produced by award-winning director, with exclusive interviews with Walter Cronkite and the CBS News team. (Premiere) (From the US) (Documentary) (class tba) CC
Episodes 2015
54:00

S1 Ep4

Expired 3.0 64 x
The final installment follows Kennedy through his assassination and the unfulfilled promise of his presidency. Looking ahead to the next election, Kennedy knows he must win Texas to have a second term. So he takes a fateful trip to Dallas, with Jackie accompanying him on her first domestic trip. It is there that an assassin's bullet ends his life, forever enshrining him in myth. (Part 4 of 4) (From the US) (Documentary) PG CC
54:00

S1 Ep3

Expired 3.0 50 x
This episode follows Kennedy into the White House, offering fresh assessments of the successes and failures of his tenure. In 1961, the most challenging issue facing the new administration is the spread of communism and continuing Cold War fears. Only a few months into his first term, Kennedy launches the Bay of Pigs invasion, an unmitigated disaster that teaches him a powerful lesson. Nikita Khrushchev proves a stubborn foe, and Kennedy takes a stand against the spread of communism in a countr...
54:00

S1 Ep2

Expired 3.0 43 x
Tonight follows Kennedy into the White House, through his assassination and the unfulfilled promise of his presidency. In 1961, Kennedy launches the Bay of Pigs invasion, an unmitigated disaster that teaches him a powerful lesson. Health issues continue to plague the president and pain is a constant companion. Glamorous first lady Jackie captivates the world on her travels, while rumours of the president’s womanizing continue. Offering fresh assessments of the successes and failures of his tenu...
54:00

S1 Ep1

Expired 3.0 73 x
This probing, definitive four-part biographic series provides a fresh look at an enigmatic man who has become one of the nation's most beloved and mourned leaders – John F. Kennedy. Beginning with Kennedy's childhood years as the overlooked second son of a multimillionaire exploding with ambition, the series explores JFK's early political career as a unremarkable congressman, his subsequent successful run for a senate seat, and the presidential victory that made him the youngest elected preside...
Episodes 2013

JFK: A Home Coming

3.0 32 x
Having spent nearly two years researching President Kennedy's historic visit to Ireland in 1963, presenter Ryan Tubridy takes us on a remarkable journey behind the scenes of this era-defining visit. Ryan is both obsessed by, and passionate about, the impact this event had on Ireland. What is less well known is that John F. Kennedy was in Ireland on three other occasions. This program delves behind the well-known story of the 1963 visit to examine Kennedy's true relationship with Ireland - and t...
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