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The Kennedys. / Part 1, The father

Author: Phillip WhiteheadGeoffrey C WardStacy KeachWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)Thames Television, ltd.; et al; All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2007]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This was the first of a two-part documentary on the lives of Joe and Rose Kennedy and their nine children, particularly Joseph Jr., John, Robert, and Edward. It charted the course of the Kennedy's extraordinary political trajectory, an odyssey marked by both achievement and tragedy. This program focuses on Joe Kennedy Sr.'s drive to overcome prejudice against Irish Catholics and make his mark in the worlds of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Biographical television programs
Documentary
Biographical (Nonfiction)
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)57078036
Named Person: Kennedy family.; John F Kennedy; Joseph P Kennedy
Material Type: Videorecording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Whitehead; Geoffrey C Ward; Stacy Keach; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Thames Television, ltd.; PBS Home Video.; OverDrive, Inc.; et al
ISBN: 1415702608 9781415702604
OCLC Number: 219732538
Notes: Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed Apr. 4, 2008).
Originally broadcast as part of the PBS series the American experience in 2003.
Credits: Music, Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Narrator, Stacy Keach.
Target Audience: Age group: NR.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 579474KB).
Other Titles: Father
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of WGBH/Boston and Thames Television, London for American Experience ; produced by Philip Whitehead ... [et al.] ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ... [et al.].

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This was the first of a two-part documentary on the lives of Joe and Rose Kennedy and their nine children, particularly Joseph Jr., John, Robert, and Edward. It charted the course of the Kennedy's extraordinary political trajectory, an odyssey marked by both achievement and tragedy. This program focuses on Joe Kennedy Sr.'s drive to overcome prejudice against Irish Catholics and make his mark in the worlds of finance and politics. It chronicled Kennedy's success in business; his relationship with FDR; his appointment as ambassador to Great Britain; his son's rise to the White House.

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