American Experience; Kennedy Vs. Wallace - a Crisis Up Close
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- American Experience
- Kennedy Vs. Wallace - a Crisis Up Close
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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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In June 1963, Gov. George Wallace resisted the integration of the Univ. of Alabama, touching off a major crisis between Wallace and the Federal government. Television cameras recorded the tense confrontation between Wallace and Deputy Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach as Pres. John Kennedy and his brother Attorney Gen. Robert Kennedy and their advisors debated tactics in the Oval Office. This film includes new interviews in addition to the remarkable footage recorded in 1963, some of which has never been released.
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- Chicago: “American Experience; Kennedy Vs. Wallace - a Crisis Up Close,” 06/08/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 23, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_88CDE1013E3C4EAE84EB97D38B78E397.
- MLA: “American Experience; Kennedy Vs. Wallace - a Crisis Up Close.” 06/08/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 23, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_88CDE1013E3C4EAE84EB97D38B78E397>.
- APA: American Experience; Kennedy Vs. Wallace - a Crisis Up Close. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_88CDE1013E3C4EAE84EB97D38B78E397