The Resource JFK

JFK

Label
JFK
Title
JFK
Title variation
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • JFK
Title variation remainder
like no other
Contributor
Composer
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Narrator
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this probing biography, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE presents a fresh look at an enigmatic man who remains one of the nation's most beloved and mourned leaders, John F. Kennedy. Beginning with Kennedy's childhood years as the privileged but sickly son of one of the wealthiest men in America, the film explores his early political career as a lackluster congressman, his successful run for the U.S. Senate, and the game-changing presidential campaign that made him the youngest elected president in U.S. history. With the benefit of recently opened archives, the film recounts his struggles with life-threatening illnesses, and his efforts to keep them hidden from the public. JFK offers a new perspective on his complicated private life, including his relationship with his wife, his close connection to his younger brother, Robert, and his complex bond with his powerful father. It also reevaluates Kennedy's strengths and weaknesses in the Oval Office as he navigated some of the most explosive events of the mid-twentieth century-the disastrous failure at the Bay of Pigs, the urgent demands of an increasingly impatient civil rights movement, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the escalating conflict in Southeast Asia
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by Susan Bellows
Intended audience
Rated TVPG
PerformerNote
Narrator: Oliver Platt
Runtime
240
Series statement
American experience
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
JFK
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11924724
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Episode 2
  • Part Two
  • Episode 1
  • Part One
  • Episode 3
  • Part Three
  • Episode 4
  • Part Four
Control code
1mwtocm11924724
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (4 video files (approximately 240 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11924724
Publisher number
MWT11924724
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
JFK
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11924724
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Episode 2
  • Part Two
  • Episode 1
  • Part One
  • Episode 3
  • Part Three
  • Episode 4
  • Part Four
Control code
1mwtocm11924724
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (4 video files (approximately 240 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11924724
Publisher number
MWT11924724
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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