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Koji Masutani (written by)
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VIRTUAL JFK investigates one of the most debated "what if" scenarios in the history of U.S. foreign policy: What would President John F... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A very well made piece of 'what if' history See more (5 total) »

Cast

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John F. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage)

Directed by
Koji Masutani 
 
Writing credits
Koji Masutani (written by)

Produced by
Peter O. Almond .... producer
James Blight .... producer (as James G. Blight)
Benjamin C. Collier .... consulting producer
Pamela Hogan .... consulting producer
Janet Lang .... producer (as Janet M. Lang)
Koji Masutani .... executive producer
Michael Paszt .... co-producer
David A. Welch .... producer
 
Original Music by
Joshua Kern 
 
Cinematography by
Edward Huff 
Koji Masutani 
Curt Worden 
 
Film Editing by
Koji Masutani 
 
Production Design by
Ellen V. Darling 
Katherine Farrell 
Ellen C. White 
 
Sound Department
Kevin Kalunian .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Matt Thurber .... assistant camera
Roger Yergeau .... grip
 
Editorial Department
Michael A. Dawson .... post-production coordinator
 
Other crew
Peter John Casey .... production assistant
 

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USA:80 min
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Factual errors: The narration states that Secret Service agents failed to protect William McKinley on 6 September 1901. When McKinley was alive, the Secret Service was a Treasury investigation committee, inspecting national currency to root out counterfeit bills. It was not assigned to presidential protection until the aftermath of McKinley's murder.See more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
A very well made piece of 'what if' history, 26 January 2013
Author: U.N. Owen from NYC

The truth of the matter is Kennedy's presidency lasted but only 1000 days.

In that brief time, one president was put in a position 6 times of using military force - the first, being almost immediately after his inauguration.

I think the makers of this film did Kennedy's legacy proud.

It's not so much 'what if,' but, 'how did he respond before' that's asked., and what makes this film's portrayal of Kennedy had he lived, so riveting.

While Kennedy's presidency was brief, in a way, it served to preserve his legacy, as it wasn't long enough to become tarnished by such events as the unfolding Vietnam war.

I would recommend this to anyone interested in learning about leadership - a quality that's sorely lacking in the politicians of the current time, who - instead of working for OUR common good, bicker.

This shows that the conflicts and crises of this world don't stop - and that something as bad - or much worse - faces us every day.

This is one leader who we're given a glimpse into seeing 'what if,' and it saddens and surprises.

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