JFK Remembered: 50 Years Later
On November 22, 1963, the 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy, was assassinated. Yet 50 years later, he remains as vital and compelling as when we first elected him - the first Irish-Catholic president and the youngest in U.S. history - in November 1960. This unique documentary reacquaints us with images and personalities frozen in time. From John Kennedy's nomination to his election, from his inspiring inaugural address to the Bay of Pigs, from civil rights and racial struggles to space exploration and the astronauts, from the Berlin Wall to his strong leadership during the Cuban Missile Crisis, he ranks among the great presidents in the history of the United States.
Kennedy's popularity extended to his young and charismatic wife, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, and to his two children, Caroline and John Jr. His words, charisma and inspiring leadership remain as meaningful to us today as they did 50 years ago. This film was produced with the cooperation of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, but it is JFK himself who gives power to the worlds and images. JFK Remembered: 50 Years Later is produced and directed by award-winning filmmaker Robert Kline.