Kennedy (1983)

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Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy.

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 John F. Kennedy Jr. (7 episodes, 1983)
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 John F. Kennedy (3 episodes, 1983)
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 Robert F. Kennedy (3 episodes, 1983)
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 Joseph P. Kennedy (3 episodes, 1983)
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 Rose Kennedy (3 episodes, 1983)
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Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy.

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First aired on NBC on Sunday, November 20, 1983 at the same time that ABC was airing 'The Day After' (1983). See more »

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The Kennedy Administration: Warts and All
13 September 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This may well be the definitive "Kennedy" film in terms of historical accuracy and honesty, positing forth the best and less-than-best of this so-called Camelot administration. Martin Sheen is, as usual, outstanding in the title role, and his Kennedy not only bares his fallacies but impresses an honest sense of public service. As the former first lady, Blair Brown is nothing less than superb, and her Jacqueline Kennedy is eerily touching, especially with her voiced-over prophecy of her "appointment with death." Together, Sheen and Blair actually generate the sense of youth and glamour that distinquished the real administration. They are more than aptly backed up by a stellar supporting cast headed by John Shea (RKF), E.G. Marshall (Joe Sr.) and the late Vincent Gardenia (as a sinister, throughly unlikeable J. Edgar Hoover). There are apparently two versions on the market: the edited and the unedited. Go for the latter; the former is so badly chopped up that the historical value is lost. My only question: where the heck can I get the original five-hour cassette (and I've looked!)? My other one's worn out! From the scholarship standpoint, this film is an important historical resource.


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