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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The role of John F. Kennedy was previously played by Cliff Robertson in PT 109 (1963), making this the first role that he and Martin Sheen had shared. They would later both play Peter Parker's Uncle Ben in Spider-Man (2002) and The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). 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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One of the better miniseries made about JFK
12 December 2004 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

This three part, six hour mini series was originally released in November of 1983, which was the 20th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Martin Sheen plays JFK and Blair Brown plays Jackie, both do great jobs. I remember seeing the entire film many, many years ago; it use to come on every November, but I have not honestly seen it from start to finish in a couple years on TV. As I recall, the series starts out on November 22, 1963, showing Rose Kennedy sitting in her living room and hearing about the assassination of her son on the news, then it cuts into 1960 when JFK was running for the presidency. The series then covers the very important personal and historical events of Kennedy's life and administration in the two years he was in the White House. Of course it ends with that dark day in Dallas. The scene of the assassination is very brutal but also very real and shows how quick it really happened and how fast history changed.


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