JFK: A New World Order
Fifty years after his death, President John F. Kennedy’s life and legacy continues to capture the hearts and minds of an entire nation. Remembered for his charisma and formidable intellect, this series explores the highlights of his life – from WWII hero and respected U.S. Senator, to the 1960s Presidential race against Richard Nixon and his famous inaugural speech, to his final days of his brief presidency and all points in-between. Journey through the pivotal moments that created one of America’s most beloved, influential, and controversial figures!
S01:E01 - The Early Years
John F. Kennedy's life prior to the 1960 U.S. presidential election.
S01:E02 - For All to See
In 1960, John F. Kennedy defeats Richard Nixon to become the youngest president in U.S. history.
S01:E03 - New Frontiers
The early days and months of John F. Kennedy's presidency.
S01:E04 - Doomsday Averted
Pivotal events, including the Bay of Pigs Invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
S01:E05 - A Wall of Words
The origins of Cold War tensions, from World War II through John F. Kennedy's presidency.
S01:E06 - War Within & Without: Part 1
John F. Kennedy's record on Civil Rights, from his years as a senator though the end of his life.
S01:E07 - War Within & Without: Part 2
The events in Southeast Asia eventually lead to war in Vietnam.
S01:E08 - Camelot and Beyond
President John F. Kennedy's health, private life, marriage, family, assassination and legacy.