Kennedy is an eight-part docuseries from director and composer Ashton Gleckman, RadicalMedia, and The HISTORY Channel. Narrated by Emmy Award®-winner Peter Coyote, the 3-night event chronicles the remarkable life, enduring legacy, and ambitious leadership of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. The story unfolds through a cinematic library of archival materials and over 70 new interviews from those well-versed in JFK’s history including his niece Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, comedian and long-time member of the JFK Library Foundation's Board of Directors Conan O’Brien, actor Bruce Greenwood who previously portrayed Kennedy in film, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eileen McNamara.

Marking 60 years since JFK’s assassination, Kennedy offers a comprehensive and engaging portrait of a man who left an indelible mark on the nation as the youngest president elected to office. From his early years to his tragic assassination in 1963, the docuseries covers JFK’s personal life, political career and historic thousand-day presidency in meticulous detail — from the the events, decisions, and challenges that shaped his policy to the intimate family moments and the famous speeches that forged his iconic image.

 is set to premiere on The HISTORY Channel Saturday, November 18 at 8pm ET/PT with three back-to-back one-hour episodes. The following three episodes air Sunday, November 19 and the final two air Monday, November 20 at 8pm ET/PT.
Directed by

Ashton Gleckman


The History Channel

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