Kennedys - An American Family

Kennedys - An American Family

     
 

This comprehensive History Channel look inside America's most famous family runs nearly 24 hours long, spanning 10 DVDs. This mammoth collection looks at numerous members of the Kennedy family, a sprawling clan that attained a degree of royal status, suffered great tragedies and several falls from grace. John and Bobby both served their country in some of the nation's… See more details below

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This comprehensive History Channel look inside America's most famous family runs nearly 24 hours long, spanning 10 DVDs. This mammoth collection looks at numerous members of the Kennedy family, a sprawling clan that attained a degree of royal status, suffered great tragedies and several falls from grace. John and Bobby both served their country in some of the nation's highest offices. Both were cut down by assassin's bullets. Find out how each brother rose to prominence, the milestones they reached, and the circumstances surrounding their deaths. From RFK's ruthless reputation, garnered during his brother's Senate campaign, to JFK's landmark debates against Nixon and the Bay of Pigs fiasco, revisit the lives of this incredible duo. Dating back to the mysterious death of Joe, Jr., learn about the numerous misfortunes that the family has faced. How has Ted Kennedy's legacy been tarnished by Chappaquiddick? What did the Martha Moxley murder do to affect this family? Have there been cover-ups? What promise did the plane crash of John, Jr. curtail? Not every member has faced an untimely end. See how author and President of the Kennedy Library Foundation, Caroline Kennedy is upholding the family legacy. Learn about the waves the family created in Washington, how they affected the nation, and how their dreams and hopes continue to influence America today. Examine all the mystery, mythology, and landmark events of one of the 20th Century's most famous families.

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Product Details

Release Date:
03/31/2009
UPC:
0733961144222
Rating:
NR
Source:
A&E Home Video
Time:
23:20:00

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Kennedy's
1. Introduction [1:43]
2. The First Kennedys [11:09]
3. Redeeming the Family Name [11:54]
4. Tomorrow We Die [12:42]
5. Power and Intelligence [11:51]
6. Carrying the Legacy [11:36]
7. Escaping Camelot [12:37]
8. The New Face [10:33]
9. Paying the Price [6:45]
10. Triumph and Tragedy [2:08]
1. Introduction [2:55]
2. Finding Mary Jo [10:48]
4. A Deal is Made [13:58]
3. The Senator's Statement [9:27]
5. Legal Maneuvering [10:56]
6. A Question of Timing [12:51]
7. Damage Control [9:34]
8. A Different Picture [10:35]
9. Breaking the Silence [8:01]
10. Conclusion [2:01]
Disc #2 -- Kennedy's
1. Introduction [4:04]
2. Golden Days [5:25]
3. On the Front Lines [6:22]
4. Hitler's Vengeance [10:24]
5. Doomed Mission [8:43]
6. Cover-Up [9:45]
1. Introduction [2:02]
2. Life in Greenwich [9:17]
3. Belle Haven [7:10]
4. Mischief Night [7:08]
5. Taboo Topic [13:08]
6. Seeking Resolution [7:02]
1. Introduction [1:13]
2. New President, New Baby [8:49]
3. Tragedy and Change [11:03]
4. Stable Upbringing [5:29]
5. Under Intense Scrutiny [6:28]
6. Weight of Legacy [11:40]
Disc #3 -- Kennedy's
1. Introduction [:55]
2. Pulling Strings [8:33]
3. Dangerous Mission [8:37]
4. Presumed Dead [11:18]
5. Whitewash [6:32]
6. Propaganda [8:03]
1. Introduction [1:32]
2. Preparation [6:40]
3. Opening Statements [12:24]
4. Domestic & Foreign Affairs [9:43]
5. Closing Statements [6:29]
6. Television & Politics [5:34]
1. Introduction [1:06]
2. The Primaries [6:42]
3. The Nominations [7:57]
4. Running Mate [7:57]
5. The New Frontier [9:40]
6. Debates [11:56]
1. Introduction [2:42]
2. The Castro Problem [8:50]
3. A Perfect Failure [8:07]
4. The Covert Operation [9:23]
5. Controversial Decision [7:33]
6. Operation Mongoose [6:32]
Disc #4 -- Kennedy's
1. Introduction [1:23]
2. Competitive Family [10:06]
3. Becoming a Public Figure [9:21]
4. Brothers in Power [7:48]
5. A Tragic Loss [7:26]
6. His Own Voice [6:53]
1. Introduction [3:15]
2. The Assassination [10:50]
3. Flawed Investigation [6:18]
4. Programmed Killer [9:24]
5. A Second Shooter [5:42]
6. Rival Conclusions [9:36]
1. Introduction [2:06]
2. Accidental President [7:53]
3. Gried and Mistrust [9:53]
4. Damage Control [14:07]
5. Rising Suspicions [8:36]
6. Formidable Politician [6:29]
7. Bitter Confrontation [10:58]
8. The Convention [12:48]
9. Rocked by Scandal [11:26]
10. LBJ'S Worst Nightmare [5:01]
Disc #5 -- Kennedy's
1. Introduction [:58]
2. Early Years of Turmoil [5:18]
3. Political Ambitions [7:04]
4. The Camelot Trap [13:46]
5. Private Life, Public Duty [12:33]
6. Finding Balance [4:20]
Disc #6 -- Kennedy's
1. Introduction [1:40]
2. Inaugauration [15:29]
3. Secret Meetings [12:04]
4. Scandalous Behavior [8:40]
5. Painful Ailments [8:39]
6. The Coldest War [13:26]
1. The Berlin Wall [6:07]
2. The East and the West [7:31]
3. New Frontiers [4:12]
4. Camelot [:19]
5. Missile Crisis [9:32]
6. Disaster Averted [7:44]
1. Civil Rights [6:27]
2. Ole Miss [7:29]
3. March on Washington [2:25]
4. Television President [11:13]
5. The Cold War [11:34]
6. Dallas [11:09]
Disc #8 -- Kennedy's
1. A Brutal Murder [6:46]
2. The President is Dead [8:23]
3. A Short Interrogation [6:08]
4. Visual Evidence [9:58]
5. Cover-Up [9:32]
6. Oswald/Ruby Connection [10:40]
1. Badgeman [9:07]
2. A Second Gunman [11:48]
3. The Contract [3:22]
4. Foreign Assassins [5:07]
5. Approaching the Government [8:40]
6. Operating a Cover-Up [5:47]
1. Warren Commission Report [9:07]
2. Protecting the President [11:48]
3. The Autopsy [3:22]
4. The 3 Tramps [5:07]
5. Jack Ruby [8:40]
6. A Taped Conversation [5:47]
Disc #9 -- Kennedy's
1. The Patsy [10:37]
1. Texas Book Depository [10:37]
2. The Suspect [8:42]
3. Oswald Seized [10:26]
4. The Russian Connection [3:58]
5. Leading to the Assasination [8:34]
6. Exhumation [8:37]
1. A Horrible Image [10:37]
2. Parkland Hospital [8:42]
3. The Interrogation [10:26]
4. Oswald's Shooting [3:58]
5. The President's Autopsy [8:34]
6. The Final Conspiracy [8:37]
1. The Latest Technology [7:35]
2. Contradicting Evidence [10:09]
3. CIA Assets [11:39]
4. Project Freedom [7:38]
5. Contingency Plans [6:04]
6. Our Found Principles [2:54]
Disc #10 -- Kennedys
1. Introduction [:47]
2. Joy in Camelot [8:47]
3. Common Sorrow [7:35]
4. A Protective Cocoon [5:55]
5. A Perfect Match [7:44]
6. Success and Tragedy [13:42]

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