John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums

This 1964 documentary, narrated by actor Gregory Peck, tells the story of President Kennedy’s 1000 days in office, while also showing… read more

This 1964 documentary, narrated by actor Gregory Peck, tells the story of President Kennedy’s 1000 days in office, while also showing scenes from his funeral. The film was created to air internationally only, but due to critical acclaim Congress passed a special resolution allowing it to be seen in the United States. The documentary was funded by the U.S. Information Agency and written and directed by Bruce Hershonsohn. close

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John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums

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Program ID:
315997-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 24, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 4, 2014

Airing Details

  • Nov 24, 2013 | 8:41am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 03, 2014 | 8:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 03, 2014 | 11:15pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 04, 2014 | 2:16am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 04, 2014 | 5:13am EST | C-SPAN 3