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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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 helicopter shown right before the scene with the baby Patrick is a Bell Jet Ranger. They did not exist in the Military until the Johnson Administration. See more »

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Referenced in The Goonies (1985) See more »

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Five hours for 1,000 Days
28 March 2004 | by (Yorkshire, England) – See all my reviews

This mini-series more than earned its BAFTA award. It was well acted, true to the facts recorded in most books on the Kennedys, and very emotive. I was particularly impressed by Blair Brown as Jackie, and Nesbitt Blaisdell as an eerily convincing LBJ. Martin Sheen was Martin Sheen in the look-a-like stakes, but he put across the personality, temperament, and accent of Kennedy superbly, which is a lot harder than merely resembling a person. (Although, when watching the original footage of the inaugural address on the DVD version, I had to wonder if Sheen had maybe overdone the famous Boston accent slightly). The tension of the Cuban Missile Crisis was well captured, and the dramatisation of the assassination was the right balance of effect and imagination. Blair Brown's portrayal of Jackie's shock and grief stood up to the raw emotion of the opening scenes, perfectly bookending this amazing series.


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