A personal portrait of one of the most controversial men of this century and the turbulent times in which he lived. An entire era, including the fight for civil rights, the Cuban Missile ... See full summary »
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 Arthur Schlesinger (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Senator (3 episodes, 1985)
Danna Hansen ...
 Lady Bird Johnson (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Pat Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
Dean Santoro ...
 Fred Dutton (3 episodes, 1985)
Charles Bateman ...
 Army Gen. Carey (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Jacqueline Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
Dorothy Fielding ...
 Jean Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Angie Novello (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Teddy Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Walter Sheridan (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Jack Newfield (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Ron McMasters (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Jimmy Hoffa (3 episodes, 1985)
Betsy Baker ...
 Courtney Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Joe Kennedy III (3 episodes, 1985)
Jeremy Brown ...
 Matthew Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Kathleen Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
Jordan Denton ...
 Michael Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Courtney Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
Rebecca Gullion ...
 Kathleen Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
Chris Hebert ...
 Robert Kennedy Jr. (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Robert Kennedy Jr. (3 episodes, 1985)
Steve Rumph ...
 Young Joe Kennedy III (3 episodes, 1985)
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 David Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
Nancy Abramson ...
 Woman at stable (3 episodes, 1985)
Phyllis Applegate ...
 Ruby (3 episodes, 1985)
Amanda Barrett ...
 Kerry (3 episodes, 1985)
Dorothy Butts ...
 Annie Lee Moss (3 episodes, 1985)
Ralph Clift ...
 Gov. Patterson (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Moderator (3 episodes, 1985)
Walter Covell ...
 Old-timer (3 episodes, 1985)
Kathy Cronkite ...
 Official's wife (3 episodes, 1985)
Reid Cruickshanks ...
 Sam Baron (3 episodes, 1985)
Robert Decker ...
 Staffer (3 episodes, 1985)
Louis De Farra ...
 Waiter (3 episodes, 1985)
Ben Fuhrman ...
 Edward Partin (3 episodes, 1985)
Gokul ...
 Nehru (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Roy Wilkins (3 episodes, 1985)
Richard Kuss ...
 Dave Beck (3 episodes, 1985)
Wendy LaMastra ...
 Joan Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
Charles Lanyer ...
 Porter Biggs (3 episodes, 1985)
Christopher Lofton ...
 Steve Smith (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Interrogator (3 episodes, 1985)
Elizabeth Norment ...
 Eunice Kennedy (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Robert Henderson (3 episodes, 1985)
Jack Thibeau ...
 Clyde Tolson (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Priest (3 episodes, 1985)
Jean-Paul Vignon ...
 French general (3 episodes, 1985)
Madison Arnold ...
 Marvin Haanstra (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Evelyn Lincoln (3 episodes, 1985)
Pat Corley ...
 Andy McLaughlin (3 episodes, 1985)
Matthew Faison ...
 Dick Peterson (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Frank Simpson (3 episodes, 1985)
James Hornbeck ...
 Keating advisor (3 episodes, 1985)
Will Jeffries ...
 Silvio Mollo (3 episodes, 1985)
Shelly Lipkin ...
 Robert Morgenthau (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Kenneth Keating (3 episodes, 1985)
David Lloyd Nelson ...
 Functionary (3 episodes, 1985)
William Wintersole ...
 Robert Travis (3 episodes, 1985)
Wayne Armstrong ...
 First timberman (3 episodes, 1985)
David Austin ...
 Aide (3 episodes, 1985)
Joe Dorsey ...
 Chief of Police (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Second timberman (3 episodes, 1985)
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 John Gunter Dean (3 episodes, 1985)
Haven Earle Haley ...
 Reporter (3 episodes, 1985)
Maurice Marsac ...
 Etienne Manac'h (3 episodes, 1985)
Bufort McClerkins ...
 Roosevelt Grier (3 episodes, 1985)
Paul Napier ...
 Mayor (3 episodes, 1985)
Jerold Pearson ...
 Adam Walinsky (3 episodes, 1985)
Matthew Ribis ...
 David (3 episodes, 1985)
John Scott ...
 John Frankenheimer (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Allard Lowenstein (3 episodes, 1985)
Edmund Tenney ...
 Minor functionary (3 episodes, 1985)
John Escobar
(3 episodes, 1985)
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 Anatoly Dobrynin (3 episodes, 1985)
William James Kennedy ...
 Longshoreman (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Young Pat (3 episodes, 1985)
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A personal portrait of one of the most controversial men of this century and the turbulent times in which he lived. An entire era, including the fight for civil rights, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the American entry into Vietnam, and the eventual protest against it, was shaped by Bobby Kennedy. Written by Anonymous

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Played Betty Grissom in The Right Stuff (1983) hoping to meet Jackie Kennedy after her husband's flight into space. She played her sister-in-law as Ethel Kennedy in this film. See more »

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Not bad, not real good
22 January 2001 | by (la) – See all my reviews

Very simplistic telling of RFK's life, the main problem with this mini-series is the casting of Brad Davis in the lead. At times, with the light right, and his face turned at a good angle, he looks like RFK and you might think this was, in fact, some good casting. But when he speaks, ouch. I haven't seen a mismatched actor for a part since Don Johnson played Elvis. Davis's lisp overpowers his Kennedy accent and any long speech he has to deliver only magnifies it. Not a bad telling of RFK's life, but not noteworthy either.


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