The Kennedys

Season 1
 (810)7.62011X-RayTV-14
Recount the scandal, tragedy, public greatness and private frailty of America's first "royal" family in the eight-hour scripted drama/miniseries The Kennedys, an intimate look at how Joseph Kennedy Sr. shaped his sons, John and Robert, to become two of the most influential men in the country's history.
Starring
Greg KinnearBarry PepperKatie Holmes
Genres
Drama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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  1. 1. A Father's Great Expectations
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    April 3, 2011
    44min
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    It is the eve of the 1960 presidential election, and John F. Kennedy is poised to become the youngest man ever elected to office. As the Kennedys - particularly the imposing and power-hungry Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. - rally to put Jack in the White House, their difficult past illuminates a deeper struggle.
  2. 2. Shared Victories, Private Struggles
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    April 5, 2011
    45min
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    As the 1960 presidential election comes down to the wire, Bobby Kennedy tells Joe Sr. he's leaving politics. Flashbacks to John's introduction to politics - and to Jacqueline Bouvier - reveal Joe Sr.'s resolve, no matter how fraudulent, to get his son into office, and Jackie's private humiliations over Jack's infidelities.
  3. 3. Failed Invasion, Failed Fidelity
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    April 5, 2011
    45min
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    When the Bay of Pigs invasion proves disastrous, JFK sends Jackie and the kids away, leaving him to face the consequences of his actions - his order to send guerrillas to Cuba and a one-night tryst with Judy Campbell, who is also the mistress of Chicago mob boss Sam Giancana.
  4. 4. Broken Promises and Deadly Barriers
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    April 6, 2011
    45min
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    The Russians build a wall separating East and West Berlin, with disastrous consequences for East Berliners. JFK releases footage of the killings of East Berliners trying to cross the barrier to the media, but his advisors want him to do more. Meanwhile, Bobby prepares to go after Chicago mobster Sam Giancana.
  5. 5. Moral Issues and Inner Turmoil
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    April 7, 2011
    44min
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    When Joe Sr. suffers a stroke, resentment over a past affair builds up in Rose, who attempts to be Joe's caretaker but is thwarted by his former lover. Meanwhile, riots over desegregation in the South force JFK to act and Jackie's use of amphetamines continue, stirring concern in Jack.
  6. 6. On the Brink of War
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    April 8, 2011
    44min
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    Jackie leaves JFK after one too many infidelities; with his marriage in shambles, Jack has to deal with an international predicament as the Cuban missile crisis threatens to bring America and Russia to the brink of war.
  7. 7. The Countdown to Tragedy
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    April 10, 2011
    44min
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    Jackie and JFK travel to Texas before beginning Jack's re-election campaign. As JFK prepares to mend fences between the liberal and conservative wings of the state's Democratic Party, Lee Harvey Oswald finalizes his assassination plan. All that follows plays out against the backdrop of this, the last day of Jack's life.
  8. 8. The Aftermath: A Family's Curse of Misfortune and Heartbreak
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    April 10, 2011
    44min
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    As the nation prepares for JFK's burial, Bobby is debilitated by suspicions that his actions may have led to Jack's assassination. Jackie and Bobby find comfort in each other's company, with Jackie urging him to return to public life. After winning the decisive California primary, Robert Kennedy is shot and killed.

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  1. Bonus: The Kennedys Sneak Peek Trailer
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    March 31, 2011
    2min
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    "The Kennedys" boasts an all-star lineup led by Greg Kinnear as John F. Kennedy (JFK), Barry Pepper as Robert F. Kennedy (RFK), Katie Holmes as Jacqueline Kennedy and Tom Wilkinson OBE as Joseph Kennedy, Sr. Viewers will see every twist and turn of this family's extraordinary story up to and including the assassinations of JFK and RFK. Catch a special sneak peek now!

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Directors
Jon Cassar
Supporting actors
Diana HardcastleKristin BoothTom Wilkinson
Producers
Jamie Paul Rock
Season year
2011
Network
A Muse Entertainment
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