John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums (1965)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This documentary, funded by the United States Information Agency, covers the Presidency of the late John F. Kennedy. Narrated by Gregory Peck, the speeches of the charismatic Kennedy are the main focus of the feature, with short segments of the President and his family on their vacations. Kennedy gives his opinion on the controversies of his times, including the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Peace Corps, Civil Rights, combatting the spread of communism, and the proposed Alliance For Progress.

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speech, President