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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In the scene between Jackie and her assistant Bess in the car following their pre inauguration visit, there are several indications that this movie was filmed in the early 80s. First, if you look over Blair Brown's right shoulder as the car moves down the street, you'll notice a current version of a "Do Not Enter" street sign. It's the kind with the big red circle with a white line going through it. Those type of street signs didn't appear across America until the 1970s. As the car continues to move down the street, immediately behind it are a few other automobiles from that time period. However, again over Blair Brown's shoulder, you'll notice the car passes several 80s era vehicles which are parked. See more »

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Worth Watching!!!
7 May 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched the Kennedy Miniseries last Saturday on the History Channel. Blair Brown made a perfect Jackie Kennedy in very way but voice. She recreated that presence. I also loved watching Ellen Parker, a New York Stage actress and Guiding Light Emmy Winner as Mrs. Bobby Kennedy. Geraldine Fitzgerald made the perfect choice to play Rose Kennedy in every way. She should have won an Emmy for it. Martin Sheen really perfected the Boston accent and was the perfect choice to play a President many years later on the West Wing. Even Kelsey Grammar had a bit part. I enjoyed Vincent Gardenia's performance as J. Edgar Hoover (They should change the name of the FBI building because of him). I now really believe that he had something to do with the Kennedy assassinations. Overall, the seven hours flew by. Everything appeared near perfect. I am giving it a 9 because I think it could have used some editing but it is still worth watching any day. I also give it a 9 because I think they left out some scandalous activity in the Kennedy family. I think the world loves the Kennedys because they America's unofficial royal family. Now that they are so few of them, it makes us miss them ever more.


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