The Resource American experience JFK collection, Episode 1., (evideo)

American experience JFK collection, Episode 1., (evideo)

Label
American experience JFK collection, Episode 1.
Title
American experience JFK collection, Episode 1.
Contributor
Film director
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. Part One follows JFK's rise to power. Jack Kennedy first bursts onto the national stage as a war hero, and with his congressional win, Kennedy rises in power and influence. In the second part, JFK's campaign for president is the first to be waged on television, a distinct advantage for the telegenic candidate
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by PBS in 2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bellows, Susan
  • Kanopy
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
55
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, John F
  • Kennedy, Robert F
  • Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy
  • Presidents
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
American experience JFK collection, Episode 1., (evideo)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1122734
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1122734
  • (OCoLC)897774609
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
American experience JFK collection, Episode 1., (evideo)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1122734
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1122734
  • (OCoLC)897774609
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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