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JFK, Part 2, chapter 1
Chapter 1 of Part 2 of JFK - Ask not what your country can do for you...
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JFK and Abusing Power: Private Life
Kennedy's personal aides knew about his extramarital activities, as did much of the press
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JFK and Crisis: The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis would become one of Kennedy's most lasting legacies.
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JFK on the Enemy: The Red Threat
Kennedy left his first diplomatic meeting with Soviet Premier Khrushchev feeling uneasy.
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Premieres Monday and Tuesday, November 11-12, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS.
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JFK Series Preview
Before that moment, beyond the glamour, behind the charm lies the true story of JFK.
JFK Extended Preview
Premiering Nov 11 & 12, 9/8c. The biography of one of America's most beloved leaders.
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JFK's First Lady: Jackie and Culture
Jackie Kennedy worked to curate a new culture of elegance in the White House.
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JFK and Age: The Young Congressman
As a 29-year-old congressman, JFK had little interest in his day-to-day duties.
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JFK on Policing the World: The Soviet Menace
JFK wanted to show Americans he wouldn't be bullied by Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev
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JFK and Military Service: The Rescue
In 1943, Kennedy kept his crew safe after their boat was destroyed by a Japanese vessel.
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JFK's First Lady: Jackie and the White House
Jackie Kennedy led a televised tour to debut her restoration of the White House.
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JFK on Policing the World: The Vietnam Question
JFK decided to make a stand against communism in Vietnam.
JFK, Part 1, Chapter 1
The first chapter in Part 1 of the American Experience biography "JFK" - special exemption
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JFK Sneak Peek
Watch the exclusive 30-minute sneak peek of "JFK," premiering on PBS Nov 11&12 at 9/8c.
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Henry Ford Gives Dance Lessons
Henry Ford hosted dance lessons in Dearborn twice a week to teach the old ways of dancing.
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A Titan of American Industry Gives a Piggy Back Ride
Despite being hard on his only son Edsel, Henry Ford doted upon his grandchildren. 1920
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Henry Ford and Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison was Henry Ford's hero. The inventors remained friends their whole lives.
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Henry Ford "Camping" with Edison and Firestone
Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone lunching while "camping" in 1923.
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Abolitionist Allies Fall Out
After the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, abolition takes on a new urgency for enslaved people
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Garrison Closes The Liberator
After four decades and 1,803 issues, William Lloyd Garrison closed The Liberator.
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The Emancipation Proclamation
Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation into effect January 1, 1863.
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe writes the most popular and influential book in American history.
Douglass Publishes "The North Star"
In Rochester, NY, Frederick Douglass publishes abolitionist newspaper "The North Star."
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