Biography of the 1961-1963 Presidency of John F. Kennedy.
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 Robert F. Kennedy 7 episodes, 1983
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 Joseph P. Kennedy 7 episodes, 1983
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 Rose Kennedy 7 episodes, 1983
Andrew Rayden ...
 John F. Kennedy Jr. 7 episodes, 1983
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 Ted Kennedy 5 episodes, 1983
Charles Brown ...
 Martin Luther King Jr. 5 episodes, 1983
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 Lyndon B. Johnson 5 episodes, 1983
Peter Boyden ...
 Pierre Salinger 5 episodes, 1983
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 Richard Paul Pavlick 5 episodes, 1983
James Burge ...
 Peter Lawford 5 episodes, 1983
William Cain ...
 Gen. Lyman Lemnitzer 5 episodes, 1983
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 Eunice Shriver 5 episodes, 1983
Veronica Castang ...
 Evelyn Lincoln 5 episodes, 1983
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 Jean Smith 5 episodes, 1983
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 Sargent Shriver 5 episodes, 1983
Jessica Ann Durr ...
 Caroline Kennedy 5 episodes, 1983
Hannah Fallon ...
 Caroline Kennedy 5 episodes, 1983
David Faulkner ...
 Lou Harris 5 episodes, 1983
William Gibberson ...
 Douglas Dillon 5 episodes, 1983
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 William Walton 5 episodes, 1983
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 Stephen Smith 5 episodes, 1983
George Hamlin ...
 Allen Dulles 5 episodes, 1983
Peggy Hewett ...
 Letitia Baldridge 5 episodes, 1983
Ed Kemmer ...
 Adm. Burke 5 episodes, 1983
Laurie Kennedy ...
 Pat Lawford 5 episodes, 1983
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 Arthur Schlesinger Jr. 5 episodes, 1983
Lin Lin Li ...
 Ann Gargan 5 episodes, 1983
Johanna Leister ...
 Elizabeth Pozen 5 episodes, 1983
Joe Lowry ...
 David Powers 5 episodes, 1983
Barbara Lyndon ...
 Rita Dallas 5 episodes, 1983
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 Chief Justice Earl Warren 5 episodes, 1983
Wendy Marlowe ...
 Girl Worker 5 episodes, 1983
Robert Dale Martin ...
 Willliam Fulbright 5 episodes, 1983
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 Mamie Eisenhover 5 episodes, 1983
Tanny McDonald ...
 Lady Bird Johnson 5 episodes, 1983
Kit Miller ...
 Mary Denise 5 episodes, 1983
Diana Lynn Moltrup ...
 Caroline's Friend 5 episodes, 1983
Wendy Jane Moltrup ...
 Caroline's Friend 5 episodes, 1983
Ellen Parker ...
 Ethel Kennedy 5 episodes, 1983
Remak Ramsay ...
 Richard Bissell 5 episodes, 1983
Rex Robbins ...
 Theodore Sorenson 5 episodes, 1983
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 Robert McNamara 5 episodes, 1983
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 Elaine de Kooning 5 episodes, 1983
Albert Stratton ...
 McGeorge Bundy 5 episodes, 1983
Ed Van Nuys ...
 Dean Rusk 5 episodes, 1983
Sharon Watroba ...
 Joan Kennedy 5 episodes, 1983
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 Kenneth O'Donnell 5 episodes, 1983
Betsy Ames ...
 Secretary 5 episodes, 1983
John Blood ...
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 Inspector Peterson 5 episodes, 1983
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 Secret Service Man 5 episodes, 1983
Mara Clark ...
 Maude Shaw 5 episodes, 1983
Brian Corrigan ...
 Workman with Radio 5 episodes, 1983
David Cryer ...
 Secret Service Man 5 episodes, 1983
Dick McGoldrick ...
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 Agent Wells 5 episodes, 1983
Ted O'Brien ...
 Radio Commentator 5 episodes, 1983
Frederick Peach ...
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 Gov. Patterson 5 episodes, 1983
J.R. Dusenberry ...
 Governor John Connally 5 episodes, 1983
Jimmie Ray Weeks ...
 John Seigenthaler 5 episodes, 1983
George Guidall ...
 Nicholas Katzenbach 5 episodes, 1983
Larry Keith ...
 Stanley Levison 5 episodes, 1983
F.J. O'Neil ...
 Gen. Maxwell Taylor 5 episodes, 1983
Wendy Sakakeeny ...
 Mary Gallagher 5 episodes, 1983
Nat Benchley ...
 FBI Agent 5 episodes, 1983
Franklyn L. Bullard ...
 Simeon Booker 5 episodes, 1983
William C. Clark ...
Michael J. Connolly ...
 Designer 5 episodes, 1983
Robert Eades ...
 Patrolman 5 episodes, 1983
Bruce Elliott ...
 FBI Film Director 5 episodes, 1983
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 Freedom Rider 5 episodes, 1983
Robert Grahman ...
 Patrolman 5 episodes, 1983
Michael Elliot Hill ...
 African Diplomat 5 episodes, 1983
Don Jacob ...
 White House M.C. 5 episodes, 1983
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 Young Black Man 5 episodes, 1983
Walt Lockman ...
 Bus Superintendent 5 episodes, 1983
David Long ...
 Police Officer 5 episodes, 1983
Martha Manning ...
 Angela Novello 5 episodes, 1983
Brian McDonald ...
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 Aide to Dr. King 5 episodes, 1983
Alice McGill ...
 African Wife 5 episodes, 1983
Mark Murray-Mazwi ...
 African Diplomat 5 episodes, 1983
Paul Nagel Jr. ...
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 Police Officer 5 episodes, 1983
David Samson ...
 Journalist 5 episodes, 1983
Robert A. Smith Jr. ...
 Aide to Dr. King 5 episodes, 1983
Robert Sommerwerck ...
 Journalist 5 episodes, 1983
Rick Warner ...
 FBI Agent 5 episodes, 1983
Tom Brennan ...
 Adlai Stevenson 5 episodes, 1983
Ralph Cosham ...
 Dr. Clark 5 episodes, 1983
James Dukas ...
 Roger Blough 5 episodes, 1983
Merwin Goldsmith ...
Harry Goz ...
 Anatoly Dobrinin 5 episodes, 1983
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 General Curtis LeMay 5 episodes, 1983
John Michael King ...
 Charles Bohlen 5 episodes, 1983
Alan Leach ...
 John Scali 5 episodes, 1983
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 Dean Acheson 5 episodes, 1983
Robert Blackburn ...
 General Russell 5 episodes, 1983
L. William Booth ...
 Kellerman 5 episodes, 1983
Morris Chalick ...
Scott Coffey ...
Walter Davy ...
Ron Frazier ...
 Commentator 5 episodes, 1983
Michael D. Girardi ...
 John-John as Baby 5 episodes, 1983
Francie Glick ...
 Nurse Nelson 5 episodes, 1983
Carroll James ...
 Lawrence O'Brien 5 episodes, 1983
Harry Madsen ...
 Clint Hill 5 episodes, 1983
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 Pamphleteer 5 episodes, 1983
Donald Neal ...
 Yarborough 5 episodes, 1983
David O'Brien ...
 Commentator 5 episodes, 1983
Dan Ruskin ...
David Sabin ...
 General Carter 5 episodes, 1983
Gorham Scott ...
 Randolph 5 episodes, 1983
Michael Shillo ...
Cathy Taylor ...
 Glamorous Party Guest 5 episodes, 1983
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Margo Tully ...
 Nellie Connally 5 episodes, 1983
Joe Warren ...
 Llewellyn Thompson 5 episodes, 1983
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 National Guardsmen 4 episodes, 1983
Stephen Foreman III
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William James Kennedy ...
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 Party Guest 4 episodes, 1983
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 Party Guest 4 episodes, 1983
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 Church Victim 4 episodes, 1983
Richard Washington ...
 Church Victim 4 episodes, 1983
Sam Wells ...
 Dr. Bartlett 4 episodes, 1983
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 Young Black Man 4 episodes, 1983
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Biography of the 1961-1963 Presidency of John F. Kennedy.

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The President, The Man, The Family, The Legacy. See more »


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Trivia

The last name of Geraldine Fitzgerald, who played Rose Kennedy, is the middle name of John F. Kennedy, "Fitzgerald" being the family maternal line, from which J.F.K. was descended. See more »

Goofs

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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User Reviews

 
An excellent film
22 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

I've owned this movie on VHS for some time, and being a Kennedy fanatic, it is one of my all-time favorites. I love Martin Sheen's portrayal of JFK, and Blair Brown's resemblance to Jackie is almost eery. I do wish the writers would have had the courage to actually name Marilyn Monroe and all of JFK's other dalliances; it would have made the film that much more respectable. EG Marshall and Geraldine Fitzgerald's appearances as Joe and Rose Kennedy were right on the money.

I would have liked to see a different actor portray MLK. The guy they had didn't really look like him at all--he was too tall and his face didn't have that pudgier look that we all remember.

Finally, the assassination scene, while obviously needed, was poorly constructed. It was obvious to anyone who lived through that day or is an conspiracy buff that the scene wasn't filmed anywhere near Dallas. For comparison purposes, Oliver Stone's re-creation for "JFK" was much, much better.

Overall, this is an excellent movie, and I would recommend it to anyone seeking more knowledge of the Kennedy administration and family, as well as Kennedy the man.


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