JFK: A Commemorative Collection

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JFK: A Commemorative Collection

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It has been 50 years since John F. Kennedy was in the White House. Witness some of the most important moments of his 1,000 days as president in JFK featuring content from the United States National Archives, and from the Collection of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

Disk Count: 6
Video Format: Standard
Run Time: Approx. 8 hours

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Hear famous John F. Kennedy quotes as he spoke them in his best speeches, including his inauguration speech, his first State of the Union and many more. Watch important films from the Collection of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, Massachusetts, including “The Election of John F. Kennedy, President of the United States,” and “The Last Two Days.” Remember this quote? “We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.” See Kennedy say it thanks to footage from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

In addition to the hours of films and speeches, the JFK collection also includes private home movies of the Kennedy family vacationing in Hyannis Port, aboard the “Honey Fitz”, and visiting with Joe Kennedy, Sr., and Eunice Shriver.

Extra material in JFK includes 111 bonus images of John F. Kennedy and his family on disc and a special replica bumper sticker based on the actual design from JFK’s presidential campaign.

Product Features

  • 8 hours of films, footage, private home movies of John F. Kennedy and his family, and audio of his famous speeches
  • Includes content from the U.S. National Archives and the Collection of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Hear John F. Kennedy quotes straight from his mouth: the Moon Speech, Inauguration Day, his first State of the Union & more
  • Listen to historic audio from the National Archives, including JFK’s address on the Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Includes 111 bonus images of JFK, Jackie and their family on a separate disc, plus a JFK bumper sticker

 

FILMS & SPEECHES

From the National Archives:

Longines Chronoscope, with Rep. John F. Kennedy (1952) 

John F. Kennedy Inauguration (1961) 

The Task Begun: President Kennedy in Europe (1961) 

Five Cities of June (1963) – nominated for an Academy Award® 

One Week in October (1964) 

JFK’s First State of the Union Message (1961)

President Kennedy’s Integration Speech (1963)

JFK’s Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Speech (1963)

 

From the Collection of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, Massachusetts:

The U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy Story (1958)

JFK’s Address to the Houston Ministers Conference (1960)

The Election of John F. Kennedy, President of the United States (1960)

JFK’s Rice University Moon Speech (1962)

The Last Two Days (1963)

 

SILENT HOME MOVIES

From the Collection of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, Massachusetts:

Palm Beach – Easter (1963) 

JFK’s Residence at Wolf’s Head Farm; Atoka, Virginia (1963) 

Hyannis Port and Squaw Island, Massachusetts (1963)

 

UNIVERSAL NEWSREELS

From the National Archives.

1961

Kennedy Sworn In, New Era Begins

Kennedy Addresses NATO Chiefs; Kennedy Meets Helen Keller; President Opens Baseball Season

Kennedy Back to White House after Recuperation; Jackie Kennedy on Tour in Greece

News Highlights of 1961

 

1962

Jackie Kennedy Names New Submarine; President Kennedy with United Auto Workers

Kennedy Asks for Economic Cooperation; Ted Kennedy on National Scene

Kennedy’s Answer to Court Decision on Prayer

Kennedy on Telstar; Jackie Kennedy Water Skiing with John Glenn

Kennedy Calls for U.S. Lead in Space

 

1963

Jackie Kennedy’s Newborn Fights for Life

Attorney General Robert Kennedy Investigates Mafia; Kennedy Family Attends Premier of “Charade”

 

HISTORIC AUDIO

John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Speech (1961) 

President John F. Kennedy’s Address on the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) 

President John F. Kennedy’s Address on Moon Exploration (1962) 

“Lady Bird” Johnson’s Account of the Death of President Kennedy (1963)