After the averted Cuba missile crisis and Jackie's return, JFK seems back on the rails in political and private life. He and his presidential entourage tour the country to rekindle his popularity in view of reelection prospects. During the visit to Dallas, Secret Sevice protection fails to prevent previously non-notable sniper Lee Harvey Oswald from taking aim and prematurely ending the first Catholic presidency. His family and country are shocked, even the world. Written by
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When Bobby Kennedy gets the phone call that his brother is dead, he is interrupted while having an outdoor meal at home. The whole backyard is green and in full bloom. Neither Bobby Kennedy's Massachusetts home nor his D.C. area abode would have such a garden on November 22, 1963. See more
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Written by Julia Ward Howe
Performed by William Steffe See more