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The Commission (2003)

 |  Drama  |  9 June 2007 (USA)
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Using transcripts from the Warren Commission Report, this film documents the workings of the Warren Commission, which investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

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Using transcripts from the Warren Commission Report, this film documents the workings of the Warren Commission, which investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

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Was filmed around the different stars' schedules over an eight year period. As new documents were declassified, more scenes were added to make the film a more complete representation. See more »

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29 April 2004 | by (Colorado Springs, Co.) – See all my reviews

"The Commission" is an excellent film! All Americans who value our country and our history should view this film. It is an entertaining and important work. Lyndon B. Johnson established "The President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy," which became commonly known as "The Warren Commission."

The murder of John F. Kennedy was one of the historically important events in our history. It was the serious job of the Warren Commission to evaluate evidence and investigate this tragic occurrence. Mark Sobel, in creating dialog directly from the executive sessions of the committee, clearly offers proof that there never was a real "investigation" into the death of JFK by the Warren Commission.

This is a noteworthy film that deserves wide distribution and viewing by the American public. It is "living" history, and will be very disturbing to many. Our political leaders should be held accountable, no matter how belatedly so. "The Commission" accomplishes this mission. The acting and directing are superb! Go see it, if you can find it. If you can't find it, ask an art theater in your city to show it. This film needs and deserves your help.


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