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JFK: American Experience

This biography provides a fresh look at an enigmatic man, who remains one of the nation's most beloved and mourned leaders. Beginning with Kennedy's childhood years as the privileged but sickly second son of one the wealthiest men in America, the film explores his early political career as a lackluster congressman, his successful run for the U.S. Senate and the game-changing presidential campaign that made him the youngest elected president in U.S. history. With the benefit of recently opened archives, the film recounts his struggles with life-threatening illnesses and his efforts to keep them hidden from the public. JFK offers . . .

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Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 - 11:00 PM    "Part Two" Now president, John Kennedy faces the spread of communism and continuing Cold War fears. The Bay of Pigs invasion turns into a disaster. Kennedy takes a stand against the spread of communism in Vietnam, and then faces Nikita Khrushchev over the Cuban Missile Crisis, which ends in successful negotiations. On the domestic front, civil rights prove tricky, finally forcing the administration to intervene in the South. Part 2 of 2 G
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Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Part Two" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Nov 17, 2013 - 5:00 PM "Part One" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Nov 17, 2013 - 10:00 PM "Part One" (WORLD)
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Monday, Nov 18, 2013 - 6:00 AM "Part One" (WORLD)
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Monday, Nov 18, 2013 - 12:00 PM "Part One" (WORLD)
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Monday, Nov 18, 2013 - 5:00 PM "Part Two" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 - 6:00 AM "Part Two" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 - 12:00 PM "Part Two" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 - 5:00 PM "Part One" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 - 6:00 AM "Part One" (WORLD)
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