American Experience; JFK, Part 1
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- American Experience
- JFK, Part 1
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Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988
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JFK Part 1 covers John F. Kennedy from childhood through his presidential campaign. The youngest man ever elected to the presidency, JFK grew up priveleged, wanting for nothing except good health. Faking a medical exam to pass conscription into WWII, JFK came home a war hero shortly before his older brother was killed in action. Despite increasing health problems, JFK runs for and wins a seat in the Senate and then Congress before marrying Jacqueline Bouvier. In 1960, JFK runs for president.
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- Chicago: “American Experience; JFK, Part 1,” 09/10/2013, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 24, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4D3876B21F014816B619F22FF1AA3EE0.
- MLA: “American Experience; JFK, Part 1.” 09/10/2013. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 24, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4D3876B21F014816B619F22FF1AA3EE0>.
- APA: American Experience; JFK, Part 1. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4D3876B21F014816B619F22FF1AA3EE0