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Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001)

They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »
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They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. Jackie, Ethel and Joan had little choice. They were Kennedy women. What really unfolded behind the monolith of Kennedy power is revealed for the first time: the true story of the Kennedy reign told through the eyes of the three women who lived it. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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In the scene where members of the Kennedy family are watching a fictionalized Joan Kennedy speaking in Berlin, the real Joan Kennedy appears on the left. See more »

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About 10 minutes into Part I, there is a scene set at Hyannis Port when JFK takes Jackie to "the Cape" to meet his parents. Although this is supposed to take place in 1953, there is a 1959 Cadillac parked in front of the beach house. See more »

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Robert F. Kennedy: He'll never have me as Vice President. If he had to choose between me or Ho Chi Mihn as his running mate, he'd choose Ho Chi Mihn.
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Only saving grace was Lauren
11 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I obtained this because I liked the book and thank God I got it cheap.

Jill Hennessey is simply the biggest insult to Jackie Kennedy. She doesn't look like her, or talk like her. She cannot even carry off the dire script

And just to be extra picky, Jackie was taller then Ethel yet in this film Ethel is taller then Jackie. Lauren Holly is good as Ethel Kennedy however. Really embraced the role as Ethel Kennedy.

Whoever played Joan would have been better in a Baywatch movie.

The script was absolutely dire, the biggest insult to the book and to the three marvellous woman who the book was written about


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