THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN SHOT!
On November. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, Texas.
And so the celebration of Dead Kennedy continues. Here's news of a trio of DVDS: examiner.com/article/bang-bang-a-trio-of-dvds-pay-homage-to-the-50th-anniversary-of-jfk-s-death
Kultur is releasing The Kennedy Half-Century; this is the critically-acclaimed program currently airing nationwide on Public Television. The show chronicles the enduring impact of John F. Kennedy's life on every subsequent US president since his tragic death in 1963.Based on the new book by Larry Sabato, the film explores the legacy of Kennedy's politics, life and administration over fifty years, from Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society" programs to Ronald Reagan's tax cuts and Cold War strategies, Bill Clinton's infatuation with Kennedy and the similarities between JFK and Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential campaign.
The compelling one-hour documentary features archival photos of Kennedy's assassination and funeral, historic moments and interviews with major political and media figures, including Bob Schieffer, Ron Reagan Jr., Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Ari Fleischer, James Carville, Julian Bond, Andrew Bell and Larry Sabato.
Exclusive interviews and rarely seen footage shed light on the hours leading up to the unspeakable tragedy of the assassination of Kennedy as never before in the Smithsonian Channel’s The Day Kennedy Died.
The channel promises "a remarkable collection of exclusive, first-hand accounts and rare footage reconstructs the story as it happened, moment by moment."
Narrated by Kevin Spacey, The Day Kennedy Died tells the story of that tragic day through the memories of people who played a part in those extraordinary events–from the journalist who was with the Kennedy family all day to the nurse who checked his vital signs at the hospital.