American Experience: the Kennedys

Overview

This PBS documentary which examines the public and private lives of America's most famous political family has been given a workmanlike presentation for its DVD release. The American Experience: The Kennedys has been transferred to disc in its original full-screen aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The documentary has been closed captioned in English, but no multiple language options have been included. Bonus material includes a supplementary interview with historian ...
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Overview

This PBS documentary which examines the public and private lives of America's most famous political family has been given a workmanlike presentation for its DVD release. The American Experience: The Kennedys has been transferred to disc in its original full-screen aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The documentary has been closed captioned in English, but no multiple language options have been included. Bonus material includes a supplementary interview with historian Robert Dallek, and a family tree for the Kennedys.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; 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
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/5/2004
  • UPC: 841887051484
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / B&W / Colorized / Full Frame
  • Time: 4:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 43,567

Scene Index

Disc #1, Side A -- The Kennedys
1. Introduction [3:11]
2. Part 1 - The Father [10:20]
3. I'm for Roosevelt [9:44]
4. The Ambassador [10:05]
5. Tell My Dad I Love Him Very Much [7:19]
6. The Second Son [11:52]
7. The Senator [5:55]
8. A National Figure [:03]
9. He Cannot Say No [7:23]
10. High Hopes [4:45]
11. The Magic Touch [13:41]
12. A Very Mean Year [14:44]
13. Dynasty [3:27]
Disc #1, Side B -- The Kennedys
1. Introduction [1:20]
2. Part 2 - The Sons [4:26]
3. Making Their Own Rules [3:13]
4. Private Lives [4:49]
5. We Are All Mortal [7:45]
6. As Old As the Scriptures [16:21]
7. In Love With Night [11:30]
8. The Carpetbagger [6:22]
9. The Heir [8:11]
10. The Shadow Government [5:38]
11. On to Chicago [17:08]
12. The Ninth Child [20:54]
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Disc #1, Side A -- The Kennedys
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      JFK's Hidden Life: Historian Robert Dallek, Author of An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 (Little, Brown, and Co., 2003), Talks About the President's Health and His Public Image
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Disc #1, Side B -- The Kennedys
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      JFK's Hidden Life: Historian Robert Dallek, Author of An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 (Little, Brown, and Co., 2003), Talks About the President's Health and His Public Image
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