Originally produced as a mini-series for television in 1983
Dramatic recreation of the Kennedy presidency from inside the White House. Explores his relationships within the family and with Jackie, his womanizing and its obsessive scrutiny by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, and portrays the tragic events that found Jack, Jackie and the family, even in "Camelot."
Special features: Documentary film of the Kennedy Presidency, courtesy of the John F. Kennedy Library, Boston. The inaugural address: the rousing speech in which JFK says the immortal words, "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country". One week in October: This 30 minute film, produced by the Department of Defense, chronicles the events taking place during the Cuban Missile Crisis. One day in Berlin: Excerpts from JFK's historic speech at the Berlin Wall including his world famous "Ich bin ein Berliner." The last two days: 19 minutes of President Kennedy's fatal last trip to Texas. Includes the two cities he visited before Dallas and footage from a limousine behind the President in the Dallas motorcade
Martin Sheen, John Shea, E.G. Marshall, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Vincent Gardenia, Blair Brown
DVD; Dolby digital