Follow Kennedy into the White House through his assassination and the unfulfilled promise of his presidency. Offering fresh assessments of the successes and failures of his tenure, this episode features frank appraisals by administration officials, including John Siegenthaler, Thomas Hughes and Harris Wofford, civil rights leaders Andrew Young and Julian Bond, and journalists Evan Thomas and Richard Reeves.
Watch the Community DiscussionPart of Vermont Public Television's Community Cinema film showing and discussion series. Films discussed are aired on PBS' The American Experience. This discussion centers around Part 2 of a 2-part documentary about the Kennedy's life leading up to the presidency. A three-member panel discusses the documentary. They are:
Sen. Bill Doyle, Washington County Senator and Professor of History at Johnson State College; Jack McCullough, Staff Attorney with Vermont Legal Aid, and Washington County Chair of the Vermont Democratic Party; Nat Frothingham, Editor of the Montpelier Bridge newspaper.