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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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Episode Description
Monday, Nov 18, 2013 - 6:00 AM    "Part One" Follow JFK's rise to power from his birth to his election as president in 1960 - the youngest man ever to be elected to the office. With illuminating interviews from family members including sister Jean Kennedy Smith, niece Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, historian Robert Dallek and author Robert Caro, this episode offers new insight into Kennedy's early years, from his transformation from a sickly youth to Washington's most eligible bachelor to the nation's president.. D
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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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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 - 12:00 PM "Part One" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 - 5:00 PM "Part Two" (WORLD)
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Friday, Aug 26, 2016 - 6:00 AM "Part Two" (WORLD)
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