JFK: A New World Order

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  • TV-PG
  • 2013
  • 1 Season
  • 7.3  (13)

JFK: A New World Order is a documentary series released by Mill Creek Entertainment in 2013. This series provides an in-depth look at the presidency and assassination of John F. Kennedy, as well as the historical and cultural context of his time in office. The series covers a wide range of topics, including JFK's campaign and election, his domestic and foreign policies, his relationship with his advisors and family, and the events leading up to his assassination in Dallas, Texas in 1963. It also examines the aftermath of his death and the various conspiracy theories that have emerged since.

The series features interviews with a wide range of experts and scholars, including historians, journalists, and political analysts. These experts provide their insights and perspectives on JFK's life and legacy, as well as the historical and political context of his presidency.

The first episode of the series is titled "The Rise of JFK" and focuses on JFK's early life, his military career, and his entry into politics. It examines the political landscape of the 1950s and 1960s, including the Cold War, the civil rights movement, and the rise of television as a political tool.

The second episode, "JFK and the Cold War," focuses on JFK's foreign policy, including his dealings with the Soviet Union, Cuba, and Vietnam. It also explores the role of JFK's advisors, including Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Defense Secretary Robert McNamara, in shaping his policies.

The third episode, "JFK and Civil Rights," examines JFK's role in the civil rights movement, including his support for desegregation and voting rights. It also looks at the challenges he faced in dealing with segregationist governors and the violence in the South.

The fourth episode, "JFK and the Assassination Plot," delves into the events leading up to JFK's assassination, including the alleged involvement of Lee Harvey Oswald and other individuals. It also explores the various conspiracy theories that have emerged in the years since the assassination.

The final episode, "JFK's Legacy," examines the impact of JFK's presidency on American politics and culture. It looks at the ways in which his policies and persona continue to influence American politics and society today.

Overall, JFK: A New World Order is a highly informative and engaging series that provides a detailed look at one of the most important figures in American history. Through its use of expert interviews and archival footage, it provides a rich and nuanced portrait of JFK and the era in which he lived.

JFK: A New World Order is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on May 14, 2013.

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Camelot and Beyond
8. Camelot and Beyond
May 14, 2013
John Kennedy's personal life, including his health and private life, his marriage and family, the myth of Camelot, and finally, his assassination and legacy, revealing that the carefully manipulated and manicured world of Camelot was not all it appeared and that John Kennedy's risk taking and transgressions, especially in regard to his chronically fragile health and oftentimes troubled marriage, would nearly do him in.
War Within & Without, Pt. 2
7. War Within & Without, Pt. 2
May 14, 2013
We will examine Kennedy's initial strategy of covert and diplomatic action that would eventually give way to the more involved strategy of limited involvement — a strategy that, in time, would culminate with America's full involvement in the war at the hands of Lyndon Johnson.
War Within & Without, Pt. 1
6. War Within & Without, Pt. 1
May 14, 2013
The program will look at Kennedy's often less-than-amicable relationship with Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement, including Kennedy's actions at the sight of Sammy Davis Jr. attending a public White House reception with his white wife that would leave Jackie in tears.
A Wall of Words
5. A Wall of Words
May 14, 2013
A Wall of Words traces the origins of Soviet-American tensions in the divided city of Berlin from the final days of World War II up through the time of John F. Kennedy's Presidency and the construction of the wall, ending with an extended view of John Kennedy's triumphant Berlin Wall speech of June 26, 1963.
Doomsday Averted
4. Doomsday Averted
May 14, 2013
The program will give background and perspective to the situation in Cuba, from the Revolutionary overthrow of Batista to the emergence in the late 1950s of Castro and his communist regime. We will take a close look at the events of October, 1962, when the Cuban Missile Crisis brought the world to the brink of nuclear war, and the eventual compromise reached between the United States and Soviet Russia to prevent certain doom.
New Frontiers
3. New Frontiers
May 14, 2013
From the gala inauguration eve parties thrown for the fashionable couple by the likes of Frank Sinatra, to the frigid platform at the foot of the Capitol the next morning, and the new President's iconic speech with its historic call to service.
For All to See
2. For All to See
May 14, 2013
We will take a close look at the first televised Presidential debate between John Kennedy and Richard Nixon, and its significance not only to the 1960 election, but for all political contests to come.
The Early Years
1. The Early Years
May 14, 2013
We will learn about the Kennedy and Fitzgerald families, including John's parents and siblings, as well as Kennedy's first inklings of a life in politics.
Where to Watch JFK: A New World Order
JFK: A New World Order is available for streaming on the Mill Creek Entertainment website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch JFK: A New World Order on demand at Vudu, Google Play, Hoopla, Apple TV and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    May 14, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (13)