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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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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 - 1:00 AM
"Part One"
This biography of President John F. Kennedy is part of a group of programs honoring the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. Interviews with family members and historians trace his transformation from sickly youth to Washington's most eligible bachelor to the nation's president. His national campaign is the first to be waged on television, an advantage for the telegenic candidate, helping him win the election despite his lack of legislative achievements and his Catholicism. Part 1 of 2 G
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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Part One" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Nov 15, 2013 - 2:00 AM "Part Two" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Aug 8, 2016 - 8:00 PM "Part One" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 - 8:00 PM "Part Two" (IDAHO)
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Sunday, Aug 14, 2016 - 2:00 AM "Part One" (IDAHO)
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Sunday, Aug 14, 2016 - 4:00 AM "Part Two" (IDAHO)
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