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The Kennedys

Author: Phil WhiteheadGeoffrey C WardMarilyn H MellowesJames A DeVinneyDavid EsparAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, CA. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, 2008, ©1992.
Series: Presidents (PBS Home Video)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Fullscreen versionView all editions and formats
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Uses extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage to explore the building of the Kennedy legend. Documents the political ascendency of the family headed by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and discusses the influence of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., on the careers of his sons.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biographical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Biography
Named Person: Kennedy family.; John F Kennedy; Joseph P Kennedy
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Whitehead; Geoffrey C Ward; Marilyn H Mellowes; James A DeVinney; David Espar; David G McCullough; Stacy Keach; Thames Television, ltd.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415738475 9781415738474
OCLC Number: 244249944
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1992 as part of the television series The American experience.
DVD special features : JFK's hidden life: interview with historian Robert Dallek, author of An unfinished life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 ; Kennedy family tree : learn more about America's most famous political family ; teacher's guide (PDF).
Credits: Senior producer, David Espar ; executive producer, Elizabeth Deane ; series editor, Llewellyn Smith ; [series] senior producer, Margaret Drain ; [series] executive producer, Judy Crichton ; narrator, Stacy Keach.
Performer(s): Host, David McCullough.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: Not rated; Canadian rating G.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 221 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1, NTSC ; Fullscreen ; stereo.
Contents: pt. 1. The father: hour 1 / written by Phillip Whitehead, Geoffrey C. Ward; produced and directed by Phillip Whitehead, Marilyn H. Mellowes. hour 2, act 1 / written by Phillip Whitehead, Geoffrey C. Ward; produced and directed by Phillip Whitehead, Marilyn H. Mellowes, James A. Devinney. hour 2, act 2 / written by Geoffrey C. Ward, David Espar; produced and directed by David Espar --
pt. 2. The sons. hour 1, act 1 / written by Geoffrey C. Ward, David Espar; produced and directed by David Espar. hour 1, act 2 / written by Geoffrey C. Ward, James A. Devinney; produced and directed by James A. Devinney. hour 2 / written by Geoffrey C. Ward, James A. Devinney; produced and directed by James A. Devinney. Disc one. pt. 1. Introduction --
The father --
I'm for Roosevelt --
The ambassador --
Tell my dad that I love him very much --
The second son --The Senator --
A national figure --
He cannot say no --
High hopes --
The magic touch --
A very mean year --
Dynasty. Disc two. pt. 2. Introduction --
The sons --
Making their own rules --
Private lives --
We are all mortal --
As old as the scriptures --
In love with night --
The carpetbagger --
The heir --
The shadow government --
On to Chicago --
The ninth child.
Series Title: Presidents (PBS Home Video)
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of WBGH/Boston and Thames Television, London for American Experience.
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Uses extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage to explore the building of the Kennedy legend. Documents the political ascendency of the family headed by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and discusses the influence of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., on the careers of his sons.

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