John F. Kennedy


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Interviewees discuss the presidency of John F. Kennedy (1961-1963).

Highlights
Bill Moyers on meeting JFK
01:04
Sam Donaldson on President Kennedy's appeal to his generation
01:41
Robert MacNeil on covering the Cuban Missile Crisis
06:28
Betty Cole Dukert on John F. Kennedy's appearances on Meet the Press
08:44
Steve Allen on John F. Kennedy's favorite joke
01:05
Leonard Goldenson on his close relationships with several American Presidents - John F. Kennedy
01:35
William Klages on working on JFK's inauguration, which Frank Sinatra produced
03:59
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Steve Allen

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Steve Allen on John F. Kennedy's favorite joke
01:05

William Bell

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William Bell on Walter Cronkite interrupting As the World Turns to announce President Kennedy had been killed
02:12

Donald Bellisario

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Donald Bellisario on encountering Lee Harvey Oswald in the Marine Corps
02:39

David Brinkley

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David Brinkley on covering President John F. Kennedy
05:19
David Brinkley on covering John F. Kennedy's assassination
04:51

Glen Charles

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Glen Charles on JFK's assassination
02:00

Joan Ganz Cooney

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Joan Ganz Cooney on a program she produced on Cuba shortly before the Cuban Missile Crisis
01:13

Walter Cronkite

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Walter Cronkite on upsetting John and Bobby Kennedy during an interview when he brought up the Catholic issue during the Presidential campaingn
03:45

Sam Donaldson

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Sam Donaldson on President Kennedy's appeal to his generation
01:41

Betty Cole Dukert

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Betty Cole Dukert on Meet the Press in Los Angeles for the 1960 Democratic Primary
11:28
Betty Cole Dukert on John F. Kennedy's appearances on Meet the Press
08:44

Reuven Frank

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Reuven Frank on the 1960 Democratic primary with John F. Kennedy
05:11
Reuven Frank on election night coverage in 1960, John F. Kennedy against Richard Nixon
05:43
Reuven Frank on the 1960 elections, John F. Kennedy against Richard Nixon
05:38

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard Goldenson on his close relationships with several American Presidents - John F. Kennedy
01:36
Leonard Goldenson on the network aftermath of JFK's assassination
00:52

Julian Goodman

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Julian Goodman on producing the second of The Great Debates
02:54
Julian Goodman on observing the first Kennedy-Nixon debate in Chicago and prepping to produce the second debate
02:50
Julian Goodman on the second Kennedy-Nixon debate in Washington, D.C.
06:21
Julian Goodman on covering Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis
01:16
Julian Goodman on NBC's coverage of JFK's assassination
08:17
Julian Goodman on the significance of the Great Debates
01:09

Lucy Jarvis

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Lucy Jarvis on producing a landmark series about the United States and the Soviet Union in the early 1960s for The Nation's Future  featuring John Glenn and Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov
12:47
Lucy Jarvis on producing the documentary The Kremlin  for NBC News
04:24
Lucy Jarvis on filming The Kremlin  during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962
07:33

William Klages

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William Klages on working on JFK's inauguration, which Frank Sinatra produced
03:59

Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel on reporting on JFK's assassination for ABC radio
02:21

Perry Lafferty

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Perry Lafferty on on having John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon on Person to Person
08:43

Jim Lehrer

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Jim Lehrer on covering the assassination of John F. Kennedy
15:51
Jim Lehrer on the JFK Memorial in Dallas
03:11

Stewart MacGregory

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Stewart MacGregory on acting as unit manager for NBC's coverage of the 1960 Presidential Elections 
06:21
Stewart MacGregory on going to work for The Kraft Music Hall  with Perry Como and traveling to Dallas to film the day after John F. Kennedy was shot
10:17

Robert MacNeil

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Robert MacNeil on covering the Cuban Missile Crisis
08:35
Robert MacNeil on covering the Cuban Missile Crisis
06:28
Robert MacNeil on covering the Cold War in East Berlin
07:05
Robert MacNeil on covering the Kennedy White House and Barry Goldwater's 1964 campaign 
03:59
Robert MacNeil on covering the assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas for NBC News
22:06
Robert MacNeil on covering the aftermath of the Kennedy assassination in Dallas for NBC News
14:19
Robert MacNeil on how Kennedy and Johnson dealt with the press
11:32
Robert MacNeil on interviewing Rose Kennedy
05:30

Sig Mickelson

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Sig Mickelson on the presidency of John F. Kennedy and how he handled television as opposed to Richard M. Nixon
02:47

Newton N. Minow

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Newton Minow on being appointed Chairman of the FCC by John F. Kennedy
13:18
Former FCC Chairman Newton Minow on President John F. Kennedy's opinion of ranking the best presidents
02:31
Former FCC Chairman Newton Minow on President John F. Kennedy's 1961 speech to the National Association of Broadcasters, where he focused on the openness of the United States' space program to the media
06:37

Bill Monroe

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Bill Monroe on NBC News' coverage of the Civil Rights Movement, and on covering Martin Luther King, Jr. and his relationship with John F. Kennedy, and on covering the assassinations of the era
04:09
Bill Monroe on covering John F. Kennedy for NBC News, and on how Kennedy handled television
06:08
Bill Monroe on covering the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis for NBC News
03:37
Bill Monroe on NBC News' coverage of the John F. Kennedy assassination and funeral
03:50

Thomas W. Moore

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Thomas W. Moore on the Kennedy/Nixon debates of 1960
05:51

Bill Moyers

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Bill Moyers on his part in the Kennedy/Johnson campaign and Kennedy asking him to come to Washington
03:03
Bill Moyers on being Assistant Director, then Deputy Director of the Peace Corps and reporting to Sgt. Shriver
03:18
Bill Moyers on JFK's assassination
03:01

Arthur Penn

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Arthur Penn on being an advisor to the John F. Kennedy campaign
06:00

Maury Povich

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Maury Povich on covering JFK's assassination for radio
01:43

Ward Quaal

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Ward Quaal on his relationship with John F. Kennedy
04:58
Ward Quaal on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and how it was covered by WGN
02:26

Max Schindler

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Max Schindler on meeting John F. Kennedy in West Virginia during the 1960 Democratic Primary
03:49
Max Schindler on covering the Cuban Missile Crisis for WRC and NBC
02:59
Max Schindler on directing the coverage of the aftermath of the Kennedy assassination for NBC News
02:46
Max Schindler on directing the coverage of the Kennedy assassination for NBC News
08:41
Max Schindler on television's responsibility to the viewer and the biggest story he's covered
01:48

Chet Simmons

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Chet Simmons on the John F. Kennedy assassination and funeral, and on television's coverage of the event
04:20

Frank Stanton

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Frank Stanton on his associations with John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, and on the Kennedy-Nixon debate
04:32

Robert Trout

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Robert Trout on covering the assassination of John F. Kennedy
01:46

Perry Wolff

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Perry Wolff on producing > A Tour of the White House  for CBS News featuring Jacqueline Kennedy, First Lady to President John F. Kennedy>
11:46

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