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The Kennedys: The Curse of Power (2000)

The triumphs and tragedies of America's preeminent political family.




Cast overview, first billed only:
Joseph P. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage)
Hugh Sidey ... Himself
Kerry McCarthy ... Herself - Great-niece
Laurence Leamer ... Himself - Author
John Francis Fitzgerald ... Himself (archive footage)
Rose Kennedy ... Herself (archive footage)
Ralph Martin ... Himself - Author
Mary McGrory ... Herself
... Herself (archive footage)
Richard D. Mahoney ... Himself
Walter Trohan ... Himself
... Himself (archive footage)
... Herself - Niece (archive footage)
... Himself (archive footage)
Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy ... Herself (archive footage) (as Kathleen Kennedy)


Is the Kennedy family "cursed"? This biographical film examines the lives, careers, and personal tragedies of the members of America's most famous dynasty, from Patrick Kennedy's emigration from Ireland in 1849 to the death of JFK Jr. in 1999. Written by yortsnave

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Negative Presentation Of The Kennedy Family
25 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

All through this program very negative comments are made about infidelity by the Kennedy men. Very little is noted about the wonderful things these great men, John & Robert Kennedy did for this country.

This is really a revisionist view of history. Only thing is that people such as myself remember what happened and how our nation was affected.

All throughout this program there is negativity. I do not mean the negative events such as the assassinations but negative comments about the Kennedy family's character.

It is sad that younger people are given this negative portrait of the Kennedy's. They are not shown the greatness and the giving these people gave. It is truly a tragedy.

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