JFK: A New Perspective

About the Show

A biographical series providing a fresh look at the man who became one of America's most beloved and mourned leaders. The opening programme follows John Fitzgerald Kennedy's rise to power and offers fresh insight into his early years during which he emerged as a war hero. When his older brother, Joe Jr, is killed in the line of duty in 1944, the family's political hopes shift to Jack and, against the odds, he wins his grandfather's old Massachusetts congressional seat. Part 1 of 4.